Thursday, February 22, 2018

Pentax K1 Mark II

Pentax has officially launched the Pentax K1 Mark II - a successor to the original K1 from 2016 , the camera ,designed around a 36.4 MP full frame sensor , features a SAFOX 12 image processor and PRIME IV image processor which help the camera achieve better autofocusing thank the pervious model . The ISO range , which is set from 100 - 819200 allows better low light performance and even video ISO has been raised to 25600 .

The sensor , which is housed inside a magnesium -alloy body , is fully weather sealed and this also includes the new 3.2" Tilt-able display unit at the back which has a 1027k dot resolution. . The camera also has a optical viewfinder which has 100% viewfinder coverage .

Rest of the specs include support for K mount lenses such as the  KAF4, KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom compatible), KAF, KA mount lenses as well , the sensor features 5 axis image stabilization therefore the camera will have a definite advantage over other DSLR peers when it comes to hand hold shooting . The K1 MkII also has an improved pixel shift mode which lets you use the mode without a tripod - handy when you want to photograph something in super sharp detail . The camera , said to be available in April for $1,999.95(body only),or you can opt to purchase it with the HD PENTAX-D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR zoom lens for $2,399.95.And for a limited time , Pentaxians with K1's can trade their current model for a K1 MkII for just $550 .

Preorder - BHphoto

Written by Rakitha for MAsHD

Source - Pentaxrumors

Press Release - US.Ricoh

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