Pentax K-1 DSLR Camera Gets Silver Award at DPReview

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DPReview posted the Pentax K-1 full in-depth review and the new Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR camera gets an impressive 84% overall score and Silver Award from the experts at DPReview.

Pros:

  • Excellent image quality and dynamic range
  • High resolution imaging capabilities (Pixel Shift Resolution)
  • Extensive control over JPEG settings
  • Well designed ergonomics, handling and a large, useful LCD screen
  • Unique and innovative external LED lighting
  • Extensive weather sealing and temperature resistance
  • 5-axis In-Body Image Stabilization
  • Sensor Shift Shooting Modes (Pixel Shift, Astrotracer, Horizon Correction and AA Filter Simulation)
  • Utilizes all K-mount lenses
  • Price Point

 

Cons:

  • Hesitant Single-AF acquisition
  • Continuous-AF not up to contemporary standards
  • No dedicated AF point selector (though it can be set as four-way default)
  • Limited modern full-frame lens selection
  • Limited uses for Pixel Shift Resolution shooting modes (static environments)
  • Limited Raw support for Pixel Shift Files
  • Low-spec video and limited focus control in video mode
  • Nested menu layout
  • Limited control customization
  • Poor default JPEG settings

 

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Pentax K-1 Key Specifications

  • 36.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor with no anti-aliasing filter
  • 5-axis image stabilization rated to 5 stops by CIPA standard testing
  • 100% pentaprism viewfinder with 0.7x magnification
  • 33-point AF system (25 cross-type)
  • Extensive weather-sealing
  • 1/200 sec flash sync speed
  • 14-bit Raw recording (DNG or PEF)
  • AA filter simulation
  • Multi-shot Pixel Shift Resolution mode
  • Built-in GPS with electro-magnetic compass and Astrotracer function
  • 4.4 fps continuous shooting (6.5 fps in APS-C crop mode)
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1080/30p video

So, if you are interested, order immediately so as to obtain this amazing full frame DSLR camera as soon as possible.

Pentax K-1 Camera Body: $1,796.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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