The Pentax K-1 is the first production Pentax full-frame digital SLR camera. As the flagship model of the Pentax K-mount system, it includes several new and improved features, including a five-axis SR II in-body image stabilization system, newly designed flexible tilt articulating screen mounted on four metal struts allowing for rotation about the optical axis in addition to upward and downward tilt, and improved autofocus and metering systems.
|Type||Digital single-lens reflex camera|
|Lens mount||Pentax KAF2|
|Image sensor size||35.9×24 mm (35 mm full-frame)|
|Image sensor maker||Sony|
|Maximum resolution||7360×4912 (36 megapixels) in full-frame mode|
4800×3200 (15 megapixels) in APS-C mode
|ASA/ISO range||ISO 100–204800 in 1, ½, or ⅓ EV steps|
|Recording medium||Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots with UHS-I support|
|Focus modes||Single, continuous, and manual; spot, single-point selection, expanded-area (three sizes), zone select, 33-point automatic|
|Focus areas||33 points, 25 cross-type (SAFOX 12)|
|Exposure modes||Fully automatic, program, aperture priority, shutter priority, sensitivity priority, aperture and shutter priority, manual, bulb, X-sync shutter speed, five User presets|
|Exposure metering||86,000-pixel RGB metering sensor with Real-Time Scene Analysis System|
|Metering modes||Multi-segment, center-weighted, spot|
|Flash synchronization||1/200 s X-sync|
|Shutter||Vertical-travel focal-plane shutter; rated for 300,000 actuations|
|Shutter speed range||1/8000 s to 30 s in ½ or ⅓ EV steps, from 10 s to 20 min in bulb timer mode|
|Continuous shooting||4.4 fps in full-frame mode|
6.5 fps in APS-C mode
|Viewfinder||Eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70× magnification with 50 mm lens|
|Image processor||PRIME IV|
|Video/movie recording||H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; 1920×1080 at 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p, 1280×720 at 60p/50p|
|Rear LCD monitor||3.2 inches with 1,037,000 dots, flexible tilting|
|Battery||D-LI90 lithium-ion battery|
|Optional battery packs||D-BG6 battery grip accepts additional D-LI90 battery or 6 AA (R6) batteries|
|AV Port(s)||HDMI Type D|
|Data Port(s)||USB 2.0 Micro-B|
|Body composition or special features||Magnesium-alloy body on stainless-steel chassis; weather-sealed with 87 seals and cold-proof to −10 °C|
|Weight||1,010 g (36 oz) with battery and memory card|
925 g (32.6 oz) body only
|integrated GPS receiver|
LEDs on lens mount, display and memory slots
A Silver Limited Edition was announced on 24 August 2017, with 2000 units available worldwide.
|Pentax K-1 sample, review and user images, >20MPix. Google Image search|
On 22 February 2018, Ricoh announced the Pentax K-1 Mark II with availability from the end of April 2018. Changes and improvements are the use of the newer imaging processing unit from the KP model as well as faster and more accurate autofocus.
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