Pentax K30

Started May 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
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In reply to Couscousdelight, May 21, 2012

Here comes the specs :

  • High performance 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor.

  • Full weather sealing for worry-free use in any weather condition.

  • Rugged coldproof design for sub-freezing use (-10C, 14F).

  • PRIME M image processing engine, optimized for video, also captures outstanding still images.

  • Full 1080p30 HD video features h.264 compression, flexible exposure control, and HDR finishing options.

  • Advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine features AF assist lamp, light source sensor, and improved optical components.

  • Large 3 inch LCD is wide angle viewable, and features 921,000 dots of resolution.

  • Live View focus peaking highlights in-focus surfaces for fast and accurate manual or autofocus.

  • Low profile glass pentaprism viewfinder achieves a 100% optical field of view.

  • Highly accurate 77 segment metering system for accurate exposure, even in complex lighting.

  • Fast 6 FPS continuous shooting mode and 1/6000 second maximum shutter speed.

  • ISO speeds up to 25600 improve shutter speeds while minimizing noise in low lighting.

  • Programmable front and rear e-dials for convenience and PENTAX Hyper shift operation.

  • Sensor-shift Shake/Dust Reduction ensures sharp, dust-free imaging with any mounted lens.

  • Traditional modes combine with automatic modes for powerful, user-friendly operation.

  • In-camera HDR shooting modes feature multiple blending options and pixel alignment.

  • Compatible with both rechargeable Li-Ion and AA batteries (via optional AA battery holder).

  • Highly compact yet durable body with comfortable ergonomics.

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Pentaprism with 100% coverage, cpu optimized for video, 2 dials, WR, focus peaking... : around 800-900$ for the kit with the dal 18-55 WR.

Wow, Pentax !

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