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83%
Apr 10, 2014
80%
Jun 4, 2013
Nov 26, 2014
71%
Mar 11, 2011
Oct 7, 2013
Sep 10, 2012
Jun 12, 2013
Sep 9, 2010
 
$1299 / £1099 body only, $1699 / £1449 with 18-135 WR lens, $1599 / £1399 for limited edition silver body
Body Only:$1,299.95
Body only: $599/£529; body with 18-55mm WR lens: $779/£599; body with 18-55mm and 50-200m WR lenses: $879
 
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Magnesium alloy
Lightweight magnesium alloy body, Stainless steel chassis
Reinforced polycarbonate over stainless steel chassis
 
 
6016 x 4000
4928 x 3264
4928 x 3264
4288 x 2848
4608 x 3072, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1080
3936 x 2624, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152
4224 x 2816, 3456 x 2304, 2688 x 1792
3936 x 2624, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
24 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
25 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
13 megapixels
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Prime III
Prime II
PRIME M
Prime II
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
 
Primary Color Filter
Primary Color Filter
Primary color filter
 
 
Auto, 100 - 51200
Auto, 100 to 12800, in 1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps (80 to 51200 Extended)
Auto, 100 to 51600, in 1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps
Auto, 200 to 12800 in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps (100 to 25600 extended)
9
9
9
10
Yes (3)
Yes (3)
Yes (3)
Yes (1)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Best, better, good
Good, Better, Best, Premium
Good, Better, Best
Good, Better, Best
  • RAW 14 bits (PEF, DNG)
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • DCF 2.0
  • RAW 14 bits (PEF, DNG)
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • DCF 2.0
  • RAW (DNG)
  • JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
  • DCF 2.0 compliant
  • DPOF
  • PIM III
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
 
 
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
27
11
11
11
Pentax KAF2
Pentax KAF2
Pentax KAF2
Pentax KAF2
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
1.5×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
3.2
3
3
3
1,037,000
921,000
921,000
921,000
No
No
No
No
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor with brightness/color adjustment and AR coating
TFT LCD monitor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
100%
100%
100%
96%
0.95×
0.92×
0.92×
0.85×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/6000 sec
1/6000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
  • Green
  • Hyper Program (P)
  • Sensitivity Priority (Sv)
  • Shutter Priority (Tv)
  • Aperture Priority (Av)
  • Shutter and Aperture Priority (TAv)
  • Metered Manual (M)
  • Bulb
  • X-Speed
  • User (3)
  • Green
  • Program (P)
  • Sensitivity-Priority (Sv)
  • Shutter-Priority (Tv)
  • Aperture-Priority (Av)
  • Shutter and Aperture Priority (TAv)
  • Metered Manual (M)
  • Bulb
  • X
  • User
  • Video
  • Hyper Program (P)
  • Sensitivity Priority (Sv)
  • Shutter Priority (Tv)
  • Aperture Priority (Av)
  • Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv)
  • Hyper Manual (M)
  • Bulb (B)
  • User (U1, U2)
  • Scene (SCN)
  • Auto Picture (AUTO)
  • Movie
 
 
 
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Moving Object
  • Night Scene Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Blue Sky
  • Forest
  • Night Scene
  • Night Scene HDR (JPG)
  • Night Snap
  • Food
  • Pet
  • Kids
  • Surf & Snow
  • Backlight Silhouette
  • Candlelight
  • Stage Lighting
  • Museum
 
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
13.00 m (at ISO 100)
13.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, on, off, red-eye, slow sync, slow sync + red-eye, trailing curtain sync, high speed, wireless, manual
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, High speed, Rear curtain and Wireless
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync+Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, High-Speed Sync and Wireless Sync
1/180 sec
1/180 sec
1/180 sec
 
  • Single
  • Continuous shooting (Hi, Med, Lo)
  • Self-timer (2 or 12 sec)
  • Remote control (0 or 3 sec, or continuous)
  • Exposure bracketing
  • Mirror lockup
  • HDR capture
  • Single
  • Self-timer (2 or 12 sec)
  • Continuous shooting (Hi, Lo)
  • Remote control (0, 3 sec or continuous)
  • Super-Impose (up to 9 pictures)
  • Interval up to 999 pictures
  • Exposure bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames, also available with self-timer and remote control)
  • Mirror lock-up (w/ or w/o remote control)
  • Single
  • Continuous (Hi, Lo)
  • Self-Timer (12s, 2s)
  • Remote (0s, 3s, continuous)
  • Auto Bracketing (3 frames, standard, timer, remote)
 
8.3 fps
7.0 fps
6.0 fps
6.0 fps
Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames at 1 EV steps)
±1.5 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
No
No
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
1920 x 1080 (25 fps), 1280 x 720 (25, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (25, 30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30,25,24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60,50,30,25,24 fps), 640 x 424 (30,25,24 fps)
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (25 fps)
MPEG-4, H.264
Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264
Motion JPEG
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
 
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC
 
 
 
No
 
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini)
Yes (mini)
No
No
Optional
 
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Special version of Flu Card available
 
 
 
Yes (optional, wired or wireless)
Yes (optional, wired or wireless)
Yes (optional, wired or wireless)
Yes (Optional IR)
 
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion D-LI90P rechargeable battery & charger
D-LI109 lithium-ion rechargeable (4 x AA with optional adapter)
Lithium-Ion D-LI109 rechargeable battery & charger or optional AA with adapter
560
980
410
470
800 g (1.76 lb / 28.22 oz)
760 g (1.68 lb / 26.81 oz)
650 g (1.43 lb / 22.93 oz)
598 g (1.32 lb / 21.09 oz)
131 x 100 x 77 mm (5.16 x 3.94 x 3.03)
131 x 97 x 73 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 2.87)
130 x 97 x 71 mm (5.12 x 3.82 x 2.8)
125 x 97 x 68 mm (4.92 x 3.82 x 2.68)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (up to 9999 pictures)
Yes (up to 999 pictures)
Yes (999 shots, 3 sec to 24 hr interval, time delay)
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
O-GPS1
O-GPS1
O-GPS1
O-GPS1