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Pentax K-30 Review

Key Features

Features Rugged/Waterproof, HD Video Recording

Release Information

Release Date 7/2012
Release Price $849.99

Design

Camera Type DSLR
Width 5.1"
Height 3.8"
Depth 2.8"
Weight 20.8 oz
Color Black, White, Blue
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture No

Sensor

Sensor size 23.7 x 15.7mm
Sensor type APS-C CMOS
Megapixels 16.3 megapixels

Exposure

Exposure Compensation +/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Min. ISO sensitivity 100
Max. ISO sensitivity 25600
AF Points 11
White Balance Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE

Shutter

Shutter Speed fastest 6,000 seconds
Shutter Speed slowest 30 seconds
Self-Timer 12s, 2s
Remote Control support Yes

Display

Size 3"
Resolution 921,000 dots
Touch technology No
Built-in Viewfinder Yes
Articulating/hinged screen No

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 60, 30, 25, 24 fps
NTSC/PAL recording NTSC, PAL
Continuous AF Yes

Software

Supported video formats h.264
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG

Lens

Interchangeable Yes
Support Mounts Pentax K

Storage

Internal size None
Removable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC

Camera Flash

Flash Yes (pop-up)

Ports

Video out Yes
USB 1
Accessory shoe 1
AV multi 1

Battery

Model D-LI109 or 4 AAs
Removable Yes

Audio

Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input No

Warranty

Parts length 12 months
Labor length 12 months