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Camera ThumbnailPentax K-1Pentax 645ZPentax 645D
Camera NamePentax K-1Pentax 645ZPentax 645D
Year Introduced201620142010
AvailabilityIn ProductionIn ProductionDiscontinued (2016)
Current Price$1795

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Sensor
Sensor FormatFull Frame645 Digital645 Digital
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOSCCD
Megapixels36.4051.440
Resolution7360 x 4912 pixels6192 x 8265 pixels5440 x 7264 pixels
AA FilterNo (AA filter simulator)NoNo
Super ResolutionYesNoNo
Bit Depth141414
Minimum ISO100100100
Maximum ISO2048002048001600
ISO Range100 - 204,800100 - 204,800200 - 1000 (100 - 1600)
Imaging
ProcessorPRIME IVPRIME IIIPRIME II
Exposure ModesAuto (green), HyP, Sv, Av, Tv, TAv, HyM, X, B, User(5)HyP, Sv, Av, Tv, TAv, HyM, X, BHyP, Sv, Av, Tv, TAv, HyM, X, B
Program ModesAuto, Normal, Action, Depth of field (deep/shallow), MTFAuto, Normal, Action, Depth of field (deep/shallow), MTFAuto, Normal, Action, Depth of field (deep/shallow), MTF
Scene ModesNone. Auto (green) sets exposure based on scene analysisNoneNone
RestrictionsExposure modes with M and K lenses are restricted to Av (with aperture always wide open) and M (with stop-down metering)
Shutter Speeds (Auto)30s - 1/8000s (stepless)30s - 1/4000s (stepless)30s - 1/4000s (stepless)
Shutter Speeds (Manual)B, 1200s - 1/8000s. Up to 300s in Astrotracer modeB, 30s - 1/4000sB, 30s - 1/4000s
High ISO NROff, Auto, Low/Medium/High, Custom by ISO
Slow Shutter NROff, Auto, On
Shutter Life300,000100,00050,000
Maximum FPS4.4 (6.5 in crop mode)31.1
Continuous ShootingFull frame: H: 4.4 fps (70 JPG, 17 RAW) M: 3.0 fps (100 JPG, 20 RAW) L: 0.7 fps (100 JPG, 100 RAW)
APS-C crop: H: 6.5 fps (100 JPG, 50 RAW) M: 3.0 fps (100 JPG, 70 RAW) L: 1.0 fls (100 JPG, 100 RAW)
Hi: 3 fps up to 30 JPG or 10 RAW frames Lo: 1 fps up to 300 JPG or 25 RAW frames1.1 fps up to 13 frames at 40MP RAW, 1.1 fps up to 15 frames at 40MP JPEG
Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV (+/-2 EV in movie mode)+/-5 EV (+/- 2 EV in movie mode)+/-5 EV
Auto Bracketing2, 3 or 5 frames, one-push bracketing2, 3, or 5 frames, one-push bracketing2, 3 or 5 frames, one-push bracketing
Expanded Dynamic RangeHighlight (auto, on, off),
Shadow (auto, high, medium, low, off)
Highlight (auto, on, off),
Shadow (auto, high, medium, low, off)
Highlight (on, off),
Shadow (high, medium, low, off)
Metering Sensor86K Pixel86K Pixel77-Segment
Meter Range-3 to 20 EV-1 to 21 EV2 to 21 EV
Meter PatternMulti-Segment,Center Weighted,SpotMulti-Segment,Center Weighted,SpotMulti-Segment,Center Weighted,Spot
Exposure LockYesYesYes
Self Timer2 s with mirror lock-up, 12 s2 s and 12 s2 s with mirror lock-up, 12 s
Interval ShootingUp to 2000 frames, 2 sec to 24 hours intervalUp to 2000 frames, 2 sec to 24 hours intervalUp to 999 frames, up to 24 hours between frames
Mirror Lock-upYesYesYes
HDR ModeYesYesNo
Multiple ExposuresYes, average, additive and bright, 2 to 2000 shotsYes, average, additive and bright, 2 to 2000 shotsYes
Pixel MappingYesYesYes
Optics/Mount
MountKAF2 (no aperture coupler)645 AF2645 AF2
Composition AdjustmentYesNoNo
Supported LensesAll Pentax K-mount lenses. Support for lenses with the KAF4 mount variant requires a firmware update. Manual focus only with K-, M-, and A-series lenses. Stop down metering only with K- and M-series lenses. M42, Pentax 645 and Pentax 6x7 lenses with the appropriate adapters (stop down metering and manual focus only).All Pentax 645 lenses. Pentax 6x7 lenses with adapter (retains open aperture metering)All Pentax 645 lenses. Pentax 6x7 lenses with adapter (retains open aperture metering)
StabilizationYes (sensor-shift SR II)No (select lenses stabilized)No (select lenses stabilized)
Autofocus (viewfinder)Yes (SAFOX 12, 33 focus points, 25 cross type)Yes (SAFOX 11, 27 focus points (25 cross type))Yes (SAFOX IX+, 11 focus points (9 cross type), light wavelength sensor)
AF Points332711
Autofocus Sensitivity-3 to 18 EV-3 to 18 EV-1 to 18 EV
Autofocus With SDMYesYesYes
Autofocus AssistDedicated LEDN/AN/A
Autofocus ModesSingle Shot, Continuous, Auto, Expanded area (S, M, L), Zone select, User select, Manual focus
Front/Back Focus CorrYes (adjustment for up to 20 lenses)Yes (adjustment for up ro 20 lenses)Yes (adjustment for up to 20 lenses)
Power ZoomSupported (zoom only)Not supportedNot supported
Lens CorrectionDistortion,Lateral Chromatic Aberration,Vignetting,DiffractionDistortion,Lateral Chromatic Aberration,Vignetting,DiffractionDistortion,Lateral Chromatic Aberration,Vignetting
Video
Video/Movie Mode1920x1080 (16:9 Full HD) at 60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p,
1280x720 (16:9) at 60p, 50p
MPEG4 AVC/H.264
Interval Movie (4K, Full HD, HD)
Star Stream
1920x1080 (16:9 Full HD) at 60, 30, 25 and 24 fps,
1280x720 (16:9 HD) at 60, 30, 25 and 24 fps,
MPEG4 AVC/H.264,
Interval Movie (4K, Full HD, HD)
No
Video StabilizationElectronicElectronic
Exposure ModesP, Av, TAv, Tv, MP, Av, TAv, M
AF During RecordingOn-DemandOn-DemandN/A
Sound In Movie ModeStereo with external stereo micStereo (external mic), Stereo (built-in mic), Adjustable sound level
Flash
Built-in FlashNoNoNo
Sync Speed1/200s1/125s1/125s
P-TTL FlashYesYesYes
TTL FlashNoNoNo
Flash Exposure Comp-2 to 1 EV-2 to 1 EV-2 to 1 EV
Flash FunctionsAuto discharge*, On (leading curtain sync)*, Redeye reduction*, Slow-speed sync*, Trailing curtain sync*, High-speed sync*, Manual*, Wireless**, Contrast control**
* Requires an external flash
** Requires two (or more) external flashes
On (leading curtain sync)*, Redeye reduction*, Slow-speed sync*, Trailing curtain sync*, High-speed sync*, Manual*, Wireless**, Contrast control**
* Requires an external flash
** Requires two (or more) external flashes
On (leading curtain sync)*, Redeye reduction*, Slow-speed sync*, Trailing curtain sync*, High-speed sync*, Manual*, Wireless**, Contrast control**
* Requires an external flash
** Requires two (or more) external flashes
Viewfinder/LCD
Viewfinder0.70x, 100%0.62x (with 55mm lens), 0.85 (with 75mm lens), 98%0.62x (with 55mm lens), 0.85 (with 75mm lens), 98%
Viewfinder TypePentaprismTrapezoid prismTrapezoid prism
Diopter Adjustment-3.5 to +1.2-3.5 to +2.0-3.5 to +2.0
AF Points In ViewfinderYesYesYes
Exchangeable ScreenNoYesYes
Depth Of Field PreviewYesYesYes
Digital PreviewYes (with image magnificaion)Yes (with image magnification)Yes
Live ViewYesYesNo
Focus PeakingYesYesNo
Back LCD3.2 in., 1,037,000 dots, 3:2 aspect ratio, flexible tilt/angle, red light night mode3.2 in., 1,037,000 dots, tilting3 in. 921,000 pix
Top LCDYesYesYes
Body
Weather ResistantYesYesYes
GPSBuilt-InVia AccessoryVia Accessory
Control Wheels322
Camera Controls2 traditional e-dials and 1 settings dial/control wheel. Many dedicated buttons. Customizable control panel. Five user mode settings. Customizable Fx1 & Fx2 button.2 control wheels Many dedicated buttons Control panel Three user mode settings2 control wheels Many dedicated buttons Control panel Three user mode settings
Dust RemovalYes, Ultrasonic DR IIYes, Ultrasonic DR IIYes, Ultrasonic DR II
Dust AlertNoYesYes
File FormatPEF (RAW),DNG (RAW),JPG,TIFF,MOVPEF (RAW),DNG (RAW),JPG,TIFF,MOVPEF (RAW),DNG (RAW),JPG
Card Slots222
Memory Card TypeSD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I Compatible)SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I Compatible), Eye-Fi, FlucardSD, SDHC, SDXC with firmware 1.01 and higher
TetheringWired (native),Via built-in Wi-FiWired (native),Via O-FC1 FLUcardWired (native)
Battery

D-LI90 Rechargeable

D-LI90 lithium-ion rechargeable

D-LI90 lithium-ion rechargeable

Battery Grip

D-BG6 (takes D-LI90 or 6x AA)

No

No

Battery Life760 images, playback time: 390 minutes650 images800 images
Size (W X H X D)136.5 x 110.0 x 85.5 mm156mm x 117mm x 123mm156mm x 117mm x 119mm
Weight925g (1010 with battery and SD cards)1550 g1400 g (1480 g with battery and two SD cards)
ConnectivityUSB 2, HDMI out, stereo mic, headphones, DC in, X-sync, cable release, GPS, Wi-Fi.USB3, HDMI out, X-Sync, head phones, microphone, cable release, DC inUSB2, HDMI, AV out, X-Sync, cable release, DC in
Latest Firmware

Link to Download Page

Link to Download Page

Version 1.33

NotesAstrotracer functionality with the built in GPS,
Buttons, top LCD, and card and connectivity doors can be illuminated
Electronic level,
Embed copyright information in EXIF,
GPS and electronic compass,
High ISO NR, can be customized for each major ISO value,
Image plane indicator,
In-camera RAW development,
Moiré suppression via SR mechanism,
Moiré suppression bracketing,
Save last JPG as RAW,
Save JPG from movie,
Several buttons are customizable,
The function selector plus third control wheel provides a short cut to a variety of settings
Electronic level,
Embed copyright information in EXIF,
High ISO NR can be customized for each major ISO value,
Image plane indicator,
In-camera RAW development,
Save last JPG as RAW,
Save JPG from movie,
The RAW button is customizable
Electronic level,
Embed copyright information in EXIF,
Image plane indicator,
In-camera RAW development
Colors / Special Editions645Z IR

Red Lacquer, 645D IR





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