Pentax K-5 II / IIs Review

Specifications

The table below presents the key specifications for the Pentax K-5 IIs, K-5 II and K-5.

Pentax K-5 IIs
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Pentax K-5 II
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Pentax K-5
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Type Digital SLR
CMOS sensor resolution 16.28 MP
ISO range (expanded) 100-12800 (80-51200)
Sensor size 15.7 x 23.7 mm (APS-C)
Max frame rate (buffer) Hi: 7 fps (30 JPG, 20 RAW)
Lo: 2 fps (unlimited JPG, 40 RAW)
Anti-aliasing Filter

No

Yes Yes
AF System and Modes

SAFOX X

11-point phase detect w/ AF.S, AF.C
-Live View contrast detect
-AF assist lamp, light wavelength sensor
-AF area expansion in SEL mode

SAFOX IX+

11-point phase detect w/ AF.S, AF.C
-Live View contrast detect
-AF assist lamp, light wavelength sensor

AF Sensitivity

-3 to 18EV

-1 to 18EV
LCD

3-inch, 921,000-dot (VGA ~640x480 pixels)

Airgap-less

3-inch, 921,000-dot (VGA ~640x480 pixels)

Video mode

1080p: 25 FPS
720p: 30/25 FPS
VGA: 30/25 FPS
MPEG-4 AVC (.AVI)

Video sound

Mono (built-in mic)
Stereo (external mic input)

Manual video controls N/A
AF During Video No
Shutter speeds 30s - 1/8000s, Bulb
Flash sync speed 1/180s
Built-in flash GN13
Processing engine PRIME II
Weather sealed Yes
Dust removal Yes (ultrasonic)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 130.5x 96.5 x 72.5  mm
5.1 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
Weight w/ battery 740g  (26.1 oz.)
Price (US) $1299 $1199 $799 ($1749 at launch)

Considering that all three cameras have the same body and very similar internal hardware, most of the specifications are the same, as you can see.


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