Pentax K-5

Pentax's K-5 high-end prosumer DSLR shares the same body as its predecessor, the K-7. The K-5 has a weather-resistant magnesium alloy construction (and is offered with an assortment of weather-resistant lenses), a 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, and, with an extended ISO of 51200, the highest of sensitivity of any DSLR with an ASP-C sensor at the time of its release in 2010.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: October 2010

Basic Specs

Camera type DSLR
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.3 megapixels
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Kit with 18-135mm lens. , Kit with 18-55mm and 50-200mm lenses., Kit with 18-55mm lens.
Hardware
Camera type DSLR
Width 5.2 inches
Height 3.8 inches
Depth 2.9 inches
Weight 1.46 pounds
Color Black
Internal image stabilization Yes
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 51200
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 8000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 11
Max. continuous shooting speed 7 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921000 dots
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 25, 30
Software
Supported video formats Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
Interchangeable Yes, Yes, Yes
Supported mounts Pentax K, Pentax K, Pentax K
Focal length (wide) 50 mm, 18 mm, 18 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 200 mm, 135 mm, 55 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 4, 3.5, 3.5
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, USB, 3.5mm stereo audio
Battery
Model D-LI90
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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