Pentax K-5 specifications

Street price • $1600 body only, $1750 with 18-55mm kit lens
• £1200 with 18-55mm kit lens, £1300 with 18-55mm and 50-200mm, £1700 with 18-135mm
Body build • Magnesium/steel alloy with stainless steel sub-structure
• Dust and weather resistant seals throughout
Sensor* • 16.3 million effective pixels*
total pixels TBC
• 23.4 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
• RGB Primary Color Filter
• 3:2 aspect ratio
• 4-channel data read-out
Shake Reduction • Sensor-shift system
• Max 4 Stops
Dust removal • Supersonic vibration
• SP coating
• Dust removal by shaking low pass filter
• Dust alert mode to help locate dust
Image processor • PRIME II
Image sizes (Still)* • 4928 x 3264 (16.3 MP)*
• 3936 x 2592 (10.0 MP)
• 3072 x 2048 (6.0 MP)
• 1728 x 1152 (2.2 MP)
Image formats (Still) • JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Premium/ Best/Better/Good
• RAW (PEF or DNG) + JPEG
Image sizes (Movie)* • 1920 x 1080p (16:9 25fps)*
• 1280 x 720p (30/25fps)
• 640 x 480 (30/25fps)
Image format (Movie) • Motion JPEG (AVI)
Lens mount • Pentax KAF2 bayonet mount
• Pentax KAF3, KAF2, KAF or KA mount lenses
• Pentax K mount lenses with restrictions
FOV crop 1.5x
Focusing* • 11-point TTL Phase Difference detection sensor (SAFOX IX+)*
• Center 9-points are sensitive to both horiz and vert. detail
• AF working range: -1 to 18 EV (at ISO 100, F1.4 lens)
Focus modes • AF Single (AF-S) (with focus lock)
• AF Continuous (AF-C)
• AF Auto (AF-A)
• Manual focus
AF point selection • Select
• Center
• Auto Area AF
AF assist* Built-in AF illuminator lamp
Metering • TTL Open Aperture
• 77- segment sensor (coupled with lens and AF information)
• Metering range: EV 0 - 22 EV (ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes • Multi-segment
• Center-weighted average
• Spot
AE lock • Button
• Locked for twice the meter operating time or as long as the shutter half-pressed
AE bracketing • 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 (1/5 EV steps)
• 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.3, 0.7, 1.0, 1.3, 1.7, 2.0 (1/3 EV steps)
Other bracketing • White balance
• Saturation
• Hue
• High/Low Key Adjustment
• Contrast
• Sharpness
Exposure compen. • +/- 5.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
• +/- 5.0 EV in 1/2 EV steps
Sensitivity*
• Auto (user defined range)
• ISO 100 - 12800* in 1, 0.5 or 0.3EV steps
• Up to ISO 51,200* as a custom function
• Bulb Mode: Up to 1600
Shutter • Vertical-run focal-plane shutter
• 30 - 1/8000 sec
• 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
• Flash X-Sync: 1/180 sec
• Bulb
Aperture values • 1/3 or 1/2 EV increments
• Actual aperture range depends on lens used
• Ability to use lens aperture ring
Preview function • Live view with magnify option
• Depth-of-field Optical (lens stopped down)
• Digital (shot taken without saving, previewed on LCD)
White balance • Auto
• Daylight
• Shade
• Cloudy
• Fluorescent (Daylight Color, Daylight White, Pure White, Warm White)
• Tungsten
• Flash
• CTE
• Manual
• Color temperature (3 memories) - Kelvin or Mired
WB shift • Blue (-7) To Amber (+7)
• Magenta (-7) to Green (+7)
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Custom image settings* • Bright
• Natural
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Vibrant
• Muted
• Bleach bypass
• Reversal film
Adjustment for Saturation, Hue, High/Low Key Adjustment, Contrast, Sharpness.

Optional switch to Fine Sharpness and separate Highlight and Shadow contrast adjustment.
• Monochrome
Adjustment for Filter type, Toning, Contrast and Sharpness
Viewfinder • Eye-level pentaprism
• 100% frame coverage
• Magnification: 0.92x (with 50 mm F1.4 lens at infinity,-1m-1)
• Dioptre adjustment: -2.5 to +1.5 dioptre
• Natural Bright Matte II focusing screen
Viewfinder info • AF points
• Focus confirmation dot
• Flash ready
• Shutter speed
• Aperture
• E-dial enabled
• AE lock
• Remaining shots/ISO sensitivity (custom function)
• EV compensation
• Flash compensation
• Manual focus
• Shake Reduction
• Metering / EV bar
Flash • Manual release pop-up
• P-TTL with serial control
• Guide number approx 13 (ISO 100)
• FOV coverage up to 28 mm
• Flash sync speed: 1/180 sec
• Flash compensation -2.0 to +1.0 EV in 1/2 EV increments
• ISO range: ISO 100 to 12800
• Modes: Auto,manual (on/off), red eye reduction, slow-speed sync, rear curtain sync, high speed sync and wireless sync with PENTAX dedicated external flash
External flash • Hot shoe with X-contact
• X-Sync socket
• Designed for Pentax dedicated flashes
Shooting modes • Auto (Green mode)
• Program AE (P)
• Sensitivity priority (Sv)
• Shutter priority (Tv)
• Aperture priority (Av)
• Shutter & Aperture priority (TAv)
• Metered Manual (M)
• Bulb (B)
• Flash X-Sync (X)
Drive modes* • Single
• Continuous Hi: 7 fps, up to 40 Best JPEG frames, 15 images RAW*
• Continuous Lo: 3.3 fps, JPEG until card is full, 17 images RAW*
• Self-timer: 2 or 12 sec
• Remote control: immediate, 3 sec delay
• Remote Continuous Shooting
• Exposure Bracketing
• Exposure Bracketing + Self-Timer
• Mirror Lock-Up
• Mirror Lock-Up + Remote Control
LCD monitor • 3.0 " TFT LCD
• 921,000 dots
• Brightness level adjustment
• Color adjustable, 15 steps G-M, 15 steps A-B
Live view • TTL using imaging sensor
• 2x,4x,6x in AF mode or 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x in MF mode
• Grid view
• Live histogram
• Blinking low-/high-lights
Instant review • Off, 1 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec
• Histogram on/off
Other features • Multiple exposure (2 to 9 images, with Auto EV adjust)
• Orientation sensor
• Status LCD illumination
• DRE (dynamic range enlargement)*
• Automatic distortion/chromatic aberration correction*
• Automatic leveling, Composition adjustment (vertical and horizontal range:±1.5mm)
• RAW/Flex button (One push RAW+, Exposure bracketing, Digital preview, Composition adjustment, Electronic level display)*
Playback rotation • On
• Off
Playback features • Single image, no overlay
• Single image, basic overlay
• Single image with histogram (brightness or RGB)
• Single image with detailed shooting info and histogram
• 4 / 9 / 16 image index
• Folder view
• Image magnification up to 32x
• Optional blinking low-/ high-lights
• 2 image compare mode
Playback retouching • RAW to JPEG (with parameters)
• Filters: B&W, Sepia, Color, Soft, HDR. Slim, Brightness, Toy Camera*, Retro*, High contrast*, Extract color*, Soft*, Starburst*, Fish-eye*, Custom*
Custom functions* 40 functions*
Menu languages • English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Portuguese
• Italian
• Swedish
• Dutch
• Russian
• Korean
• Traditional Chinese
• Simplified Chinese
• Japanese
• Czech
• Polish
• Danish
• Finnish
• Hungarian
• Turkish
Firmware User upgradable
Battery grip Optional D-BG4
Connectivity • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
• HDMI
• Video out
• DC-IN
Storage • Secure Digital (SD) / Secure Digital HC (SDHC)
Power • Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
• Optional AC adapter
Dimensions 131 x 97 x 73 mm (5.1 x 3.8 x 2.9 in)
Weight • No battery: 670 g (1.4 lb)
• With battery: 750 g (1.6 lb)

* denotes a change in specification over the Pentax K-7