Pentax K-01 firmware improves autofocus and more


posted Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 8:31 AM EST

Pentax's K-01 compact system camera. Copyright © 2012, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.New firmware just released for the Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera brings improvements in a number of areas, says its manufacturer.

According to Pentax, the K-01 v1.01 firmware update improves performance of its contrast-detection autofocus system. It also improves support for various Secure Digital flash cards, both SDHC and SDXC types. (The company doesn't identify any specific cards for which these improvements have been made, however.)

The Pentax K-01 is the company's first APS-C mirrorless camera.
Photo provided by Pentax Ricoh Imaging.

And finally, Pentax says that the K-01 firmware v1.01 improves general stability of the camera.

More details on the update process, as well as the update itself for both Windows and Macintosh platforms, can be found on the Pentax Japan support website.