Pentax K-x

Announced Sep 17, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4288 x 2848 ?
Other resolutions 3936 x 2684, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 12 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Prime
Image
ISO Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (100-12800 with boost) ?
White balance presets 9 ?
Custom white balance Yes (3) ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Best, Better, Good ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Pentax KAF2
Focal length multiplier 1.5× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 2.7 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror) ?
Viewfinder coverage 96% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.85× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/6000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 16.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear curtain, Wireless
Continuous drive 4.7 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±1.5 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 416 (24 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC card ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI No ?
Remote control Yes (Optional, wired or wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description 4 x AA batteries (Lithium, Alkaline or Ni-MH)
Battery Life (CIPA) 1900
Weight (inc. batteries) 580 g (1.28 lb / 20.46 oz)
Dimensions 123 x 92 x 68 mm (4.84 x 3.62 x 2.68)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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