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Pentax K-3 Specifications

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Model Name: Pentax K-3 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: K-3 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1699.95
Street Price: $1196.95
Date Available: 2013-11-01
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 43.7 oz (1,240 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(131 x 100 x 77 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 24.7
Effective Megapixels: 24.4 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/50i/30p/24p/24p, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record  
Optics
Lens Mount: PENTAX KAF2 (KAF2, KAF, KA) 
Kit Lens: smc Pentax 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC DA WR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 203 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/40 (tele) 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:  
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 62mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., TBDmm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.2
LCD Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Multi Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature (up to 3 settings) 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: Multi-segment with 86K-pixel RGB sensor, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority; Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome; HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3. 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse: Yes 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: P-TTL, Red-eye reduction, Slow-speed sync, Rear Curtain Sync. High-Speed Sync and Wireless Sync also available with PENTAX dedicated external flash. 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync socket 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or IR 
Other Connection: Mini (Type C) HMDI, Combined USB 3.0/AV port, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI90; optional D-BG5 Battery Grip 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 560
Software
Included Software: CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Image stabilization system also acts as a selectable AA filter, 8.3 fps full-res burst mode, new 27-point AF system, new 86,000 pixel RGB metering system, Full HD video up to 60i with H.264 encoding, dual SD card slots, freeze-proof, dust-proof, weather-resistant magnesium alloy construction, USB 3.0 port.