Pentax K-7

Announced May 20, 2009 •
15 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4672 x 3104
Other resolutions 3936 x 2592, 3072 x 2048, 1728 x 1152
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 15 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Prime II
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, (6400 with boost)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes (3)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Premium, Good, Better, Best
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • 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 color LCD with AR coating
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
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Wireless
Continuous drive 5.2 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±2 (3, 5 frames at 1/7 EV, 1/5 EV, 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 1536 x 1024 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control Yes (Optional, wired or wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 980
Weight (inc. batteries) 750 g (1.65 lb / 26.46 oz)
Dimensions 131 x 97 x 73 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 2.87)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
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