Test shots posted for Pentax K-r!|
Zig Weidelich, The Imaging Resource
(Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 20:09 EST)
We've just posted a complete set of test shots from the Pentax K-r digital SLR, straight from the lab!
The K-r includes a couple of firsts for Pentax's digital SLR lineup, as well as a number of important features that set it above the K-x, alongside which it will continue to be sold for the time being. Perhaps the most noteworthy upgrade in the Pentax K-r is its viewfinder focus point display, a feature whose conspicuous absence we questioned in our K-x review. The Pentax K-r also incorporates a larger, higher-resolution LCD display like that previously seen in the K-7. Among the new features for the K-r, it sets a new high for burst shooting speed in a Pentax digital SLR, at six frames per second. Maximum expanded ISO sensitivity from a newly developed sensor is also increased to ISO 25,600 equivalent. The Pentax K-r also offers dual battery support in-body -- either a provided lithium ion rechargeable pack, or four AA cells with an adapter. See our Pentax K-r Preview for more details, and visit the Pentax K-r Samples page for all the test shots we've taken, which includes links to select RAW files.