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Pentax K-x specifications

Street price • $650 (US - With 18-55 mm lens)
• £500 (UK - With 18-55 mm lens)
Body build • Plastic on stainless steel chassis
Sensor • 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS sensor
• Primary color filter
• 12.4 million total pixels
• 12.9 million effective pixels
Shake Reduction • Sensor-shift system
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) • [12M] 4288 x 2848 pixels
• [10M] 3936 x 2624 pixels
• [6M] 3072 x 2048 pixels
• [2M] 1728 x 1152 pixels
Image formats (Still) • JPEG (Conforms to Exif 2.21), (Best, Better, Good)
• Compressed RAW ( PEF )
• Non-compressed RAW ( DNG )
Image sizes (Movie) 1280 x 720 (720p) at 24 fps
640 x 416 (VGA) at 24 fps
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 wide autofocus system, 9 cross-type (SAFOX IX)
• TTL Phase matching
• 11-point or 5-point Auto, Select or Center
Focus modes • AF-Auto
• AF-Single
• AF-Continuous
• Manual focus
AF point selection • Select
• Center
• Auto Area AF
AF assist Built-in flash
Metering • TTL open-aperture 16-segment metering
• Exposure range: EV 1-21.5(Standard Output Sensitivity 200 50mm F1.4)
Metering modes • Multi-segment metering
• Center-weighted metering
• Spot metering
AE lock Can be allocated to AF button by Menu
AE bracketing • ±0.3EV to ±3.0EV (1/3 EV steps)
• ±0.5EV to ±3.0EV (1/2 EV steps)
Exposure compen. ±3 EV (1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps)
Sensitivity
• Auto (selectable range)
• Manual : 200-12800
• Bulb Mode: up to ISO 1600
• Expandable ISO 100 - 25600
• 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV steps
Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
• 30 to 1/6000 sec
• Flash X-Sync: 1/180 sec
• Bulb
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
• Tungsten Light
• Fluorescent Light (W, D, N, L (Light Bulb*))
• Flash
• CTE
• Manual setting with WB fine adjustment
WB shift • Blue (-7) To Amber (+7)
• Magenta (-7) to Green (+7)
Movie mode • AVi (Motion JPEG)
• 1280 x 720, 25fps
• 640 x 480, 30/25fps
• Three quality levels
• Built-in mono mic
• Movie processing including Custom Image, Cross Process and selected Digital Filters
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Custom image settings • Bright
• Natural
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Vibrant
• Muted
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 penta-mirror
• 96% frame coverage
• Magnification: 0.85x (with 50 mm F1.4 lens at infinity,-1m-1)
• Dioptre adjustment: -2.5 to +1.5 dioptre
• Natural Bright Matte II focusing screen
Flash • Built-in retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
• Guide number: approx. 16* (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m)
• Angle of view coverage: 28mm wide-angle (35mm equivalent)
• Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 EV - +1EV (1/2EV steps)
• P-TTL
• 1/180 sec flash-sync
External flash • Hot shoe, sync-speed: 1/180 sec.
• Wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash
Shooting modes • Program AE
• Sensitivity-Priority AE
• Shutter-Priority AE
• Aperture-Priority AE
• Metered Manual
• AutoPicture mode
• Portrait mode
• Landscape
• Macro
• Moving object
• Night scene portrait
• Flash off
Picture modes • Bright
• Natural
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Vibrant
• Monochrome
• Reversal Film
• Bleach Bypass
Scene modes • Night Scene
• Surf & Snow
• Food
• Sunset
• Kids
• Pet
• Candlelight
• Museum
• Stage Lighting
• Night Snap
• Night scene HDR
Drive modes • Single-frame
• Continuous (Hi, Lo)
• Self-timer (12s, 2s)
• Remote control (0s, 3s)
• Interval up to 999 pictures
• Auto bracket (3 frames)
Continuous shooting • Hi speed: 6fps - 25 JPEG, 12 RAW
• Lo speed: 2 fps - until card is full or 36 RAW
LCD monitor • TFT color LCD monitor with anti-reflective coating
• Brightness and color adjustable
• Wide angle view
• 3.0 inch
• Approx. 920,000 dots
Live view • TTL by Image sensor
• Enlargement (2X, 4X, 6X in case of AF mode, 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x in case of MF mode)
• Grid pattern, white/black out warning display, Histogram
display
• AF: Contrast detection + Face detection / Contrast detection /
Phase difference detection
Other features • Multiple exposure (2 to 9 images, with Auto EV adjust)
• Orientation sensor
• HDR capture
• In-camera RAW conversion
Playback features • One Image
• Index (4 or 9 or 16 or 36 thumbnails)
• Enlargement (up to 16X, scroll available)
• Image Rotation
• Folder view
• Slideshow
• Histogram
• Bright/Dark area
• Calendar
• Resize
• Trimming
• Index
Digital filters (Rec mode) • Toy Camera
• High Contrast
• Soft
• Star Burst
• Retro
• Extract Color
• Custom
• Fish Eye
Digital filters (Playback) • Monochrome
• Posterisation
• Color
• Soft
• Pastel
• Watercolor
• Sketch
• HDR
• Brightness
• Toy Camera
• High Contrast
• Soft
• Slim
• Star Burst
• Retro
• Miniature
• Fish Eye
• Extract Colour
• Base Parameter Adjustment
• Custom
Menu languages • English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Swedish
• Dutch
• Italian
• Russian
• Portuguese
• Danish
• Finnish
• Polish
• Czech
• Hungarian
• Turkish
• Japanese
• Korean
• Traditional Chinese
• Simplified Chinese
• Greek
Firmware User upgradable
Battery grip No
Connectivity • USB/Video
• USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)
• Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Storage • Secure Digital (SD) / Secure Digital HC (SDHC)
Power • D-LI109 rechargeable Lithium Ion
• Four AA (lithium, alkaline, and rechargeable Ni-MH) batteries with optional D-BH109 adapter
• Optional AC adapter
Battery life (CIPA standard) • 470 shots with D-LI109
• 1000 shots with AA
Dimensions 125mm x 97mm x 68mm (4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 in)
Weight • No battery: 515 g (18.2 oz)
• With D-LI109 battery: 598g (20.5 oz)
• With AA batteries: approx 625g (22 oz)
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