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Pentax K-5 II


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Manufacturer Pentax
Model name K-5 II
Date announced 2012-09-10
MSRP $1199
Street price $964  See all prices
Official site Pentax K5 II Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 23.7 x 15.7 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4928 x 3264 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Pentax K-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.92x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 80 - 51200
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used D-LI90 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
740 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9 in (132.1 x 96.5 x 73.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 23.3 oz (660 g)
 
Included software Pentax Digital Camera Utility
 
Misc. notes The big change on this updated version of the K-5 is faster AF performance (especially in low light). Body is weather-sealed. A K-5 IIs model ($100 more) has no AA filter, allowing for improved resolution, though moiré may be an issue.
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