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Pentax K-x specifications

Street price • $550 (US - With 18-55 mm lens)
• £560 (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 (SAFOX VIII)*
• TTL Phase matching
• Focus point selectable
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 • ±0.5EV to ±1.5EV (1/2 EV steps)
• ±0.3EV to ±1.0EV (1/3 EV steps)
• ±0.7EV to ± 1.0EV (1/3 EV steps)
Exposure compen. ±3 EV (1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps)
Sensitivity
• Auto (selectable range)
• Manual : 200-6400
• Bulb Mode: up to ISO 1600
• Expandable ISO 100 - 12800
• 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)
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 • Auto Picture mode
• Picture mode
• Scene mode
• Program AE
• Sensitivity-Priority AE
• Shutter-Priority AE
• Aperture-Priority AE
• Metered Manual
• Bulb
Picture modes • Portrait
• Landscape
• Macro
• Action
• Night scene portrait
• Standard Flash-Off
Scene modes • Night Scene
• Surf & Snow
• Food
• Sunset
• Kids
• Pet
• Candlelight
• Museum
• Stage Lighting
• Night Snap
Drive modes • Single-frame
• Continuous (Hi, Lo)
• Self-timer (12s, 2s)
• Remote control (0s, 3s)
• Auto bracket
Continuous shooting • 4.7 fps - 17 JPEG, 5 RAW*
• 2 fps - until card is full or 11 RAW
LCD monitor • TFT color LCD monitor
• Brightness adjustable
• Wide angle view
• 2.7 inch
• Approx. 230,000 pixels
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
• Calender
• Resize
• Trimming
• Index
Digital filters (Rec mode) • Toy Camera
• High Contrast
• Soft
• Star Burst
• Retro
• Extract Color
• Custom
• Fish Eye
Digital filters (Playback) • B&W
• Sepia
• Color (18 type)
• Soft (three-level amount adjustable)
• Illustration (Pastel/Watercolor)
• HDR (3 type)
• Slim (+/- 8 level amount adjustable)
• Brightness (+/- 8 level amount adjustable)
• Toy Camera
• High Contrast
• Soft
• Star Burst
• Retro
• Miniature
• Fish Eye
• Extract Colour
• Base Tweaking
• Custom
Custom functions 22 functions
Menu languages • English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Swedish
• Dutch
• Italian
• Russian
• Portuguese
• Danish
• Finnish
• Polish
• Czech
• Hungarian
• Turkey
• 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 • Four AA (lithium, alkaline, and rechargeable Ni-MH) batteries
• Optional AC adapter
Dimensions 122.5mm x 91.5mm x 67.5mm (4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 in)
Weight • No battery: 515 g (1.1 lb)
• With battery: 580 g (1.3 lb)
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