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Pentax KP DSLR Shoots High Resolution Pictures and Features Compact Design

Pentax KP

Click Quality Pictures with Pentax KP

Ricoh Imaging has released a brand-new compact, waterproof DSLR called Pentax KP. It comes with five-axis body stabilization and extreme low-light sensitivity. It has specifically been designed for night photography. The DSLR goes on sale from February 25 for $1099 and is now available for pre-order at Amazon. Let’s have a look at its features:

Brilliant Low-Light Photography

The biggest highlight of the camera is that it has a very high sensitivity of the sensor and it goes up to ISO 819200. This allows one to capture images with clarity in low or no night. The super-sensitive ISO makes the camera ideal for night photography.

Pentax KP

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Design

Available in both black and silver finish, Pentax KP features a compact design. It is weather sealed on the outside and is loaded with advanced tech on the inside. Despite the small size of camera, it has a tilting LCD screen and a good amount of direct-access control. These controls include two control dials, a dedicated dial for exposure bracketing modes, a mode dial etc. The electronic shutter allows for live view on the 3-inch 921,000-dot LCD screen and can be tilted vertically from above or below.

Pentax KP

Specifications

In terms of specifications, Pentax KP has a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor with a 27-point autofocus system. The autofocus system uses 27 points of which 25 are cross-type sensors located in the middle to nail focus. KP is the first Pentax DSLR to offer 5-axis shake reduction called SR ii. The fastest shutter speed is 1/6,000 second, the autofocus system features 27 points and video mode is limited to 1080p at 30 frames per second.

Pentax KP

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Other Details

There’s an Outdoor View Setting mode that enables adjusting brightness to current lightning conditions. The Pixel Shift Mode moves the sensor in a square pattern by a single pixel’s width. It allows you to capture four separate images and combine them into a single picture. It has an optional O-GPS1 GPS accessory. There is a special mode for astrophotography as well that uses Shake Reduction System to track stars.

Pentax KP

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Wrapping Up

To wrap up, Pentax KP DSLR blends a lot of tech features in a relatively small body. The high ISO capabilities appear impressive. You can pre-order one from Amazon and it will begin shipping February 25.

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