Pentax K-01

The Pentax K-01 is a interchangeable lens camera with a 16-megapixel APS-C sized CMOS image sensor. It's capable of 1080p video capture at 30 FPS, and has a 3-inch display.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Mar. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $749.95

What You Need To Know

  • Designed by Marc Newson

Verge Review

Pentax has a history of making cameras that are just a little bit offbeat. Just take a look at last year’s Pentax Q: rather than making a more traditional mirrorless camera like many of its competitors, the company released the smallest interchangeable lens camera on the market — but one that had a smaller sensor and a custom lens mount. Now, the company’s moving in the opposite direction with the K-01, which is one of the largest cameras of its type on the market today. There's a reason...

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Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.28 megapixels
RAW support RAW
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Body with Pentax DA 40mm XS Lens and Marc Newson designed strap
Hardware
Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Width 4.8 inches
Height 3.1 inches
Depth 2.3 inches
Weight 1.06 pounds
Color Yellow, Silver, Black
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.28 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 25600
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 81
Max. continuous shooting speed 6 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921000 dots
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 30, 60
Software
Supported video formats H.264
RAW support RAW
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Pentax K
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model D-LI90
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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