New Pentax K-01 camera preview

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New Pentax K-01 camera preview


Pentax is coming up with Pentax K-01, which is the largest mirror less camera in the market. Like all its previous products, this camera is expected to attract consumers with its efficient features. This gadget from Pentax is can gain impression at first glance itself.

Key features of Pentax K-01 include the following.

  • 16MP APS-C

  • Screen - 3 Inch LCD

  • 1/4000 Shutter Speeds

  • JPG & DNG RAW format capture

  • Built-in HDR

  • MF focus assist

  • Focus Peaking Mode

  • 100-25600 ISO Range

  • 1080p video

  • Build Quality

  • Chromatic aberration correction

  • Built-in Flash

  • External Hotshoe

  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI90

  • Dimension of 4.8 x 3.1 x 2.3”

  • Weight of 16.9 oz

  • Multiple language support

  • 16 custom functions

No internal memory options are specified but there are external storage support options like SD, SDHC, and SDXC etc. There are 16 custom functions available with this Pentax camera. This camera features a Shake Reduction System which assures better picture quality. Pentax K-01 has a shooting capacity of 6 frames per second. Multiple shooting modes are available with this camera.

This camera is out with a bulky cuboid design. Its actions are controlled by toy-like switches and buttons. It is referred to as a contrast-detect camera with its phase-detection autofocus. It doesn’t feature an aperture coupling. The green button is an alternative choice which serves the purpose. This Pentax camera is out with unconventional styling. It is charged at a user friendly price tag with decent video specifications and manual focusing aids.

Pentax K-01 is shorter in height compared to company’s other models. This camera is designed to have flat surfaces. Its rear body controls are fewer when compared to its predecessors. There is a vertical alignment which extends from thumb dial to Menu button. The 4-way controller buttons are also small in size.

Reviewers commented on this Pentax camera as a gadget where technology meets design. It is specially designed by Marc Newson. Colour accuracy, high resolution image quality and less noise in various aspect ratios are the highlights of this Pentax camera. This camera comes with built-in image stabilization as well.

It is portable and can be placed comfortably in small cases as well. This camera comes in a stylish outfit with a colour combination of black and yellow. Pentax K-01 comes with a price tag of around Rs. 38,000/-. 

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