Pentax K-5

Announced Sep 20, 2010 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4928 x 3264 ?
Other resolutions 3936 x 2624, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 16 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Prime II
Image
ISO Auto, 100 to 12800, in 1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps (80 to 51200 Extended) ?
White balance presets 9 ?
Custom white balance Yes (3) ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Good, Better, Best ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Tracking
  • 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 3 ?
Screen dots 921,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.92× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 13.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, High speed, Rear curtain and Wireless
Continuous drive 7 fps ?
Self-timer Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±2 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (25 fps), 1280 x 720 (25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (25, 30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes ?
Remote control Yes (optional, wired or wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 980
Weight (inc. batteries) 740 g (1.63 lb / 26.10 oz)
Dimensions 131 x 97 x 73 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 2.87)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes ?
GPS Optional
GPS notes O-GPS1
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