• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus VG-120
  • Pentax K-70
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Predecessor:   Pentax K-50
K-50 vs K-70
Successor:    
General
Model Number: VG-120 K-70
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $139.99 $649.95
Street Price: $121.27 $594.89
Date Available: 2011-01-15 2016-07-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.2 oz (120 g) 39.6 oz (1,122 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(96 x 57 x 19 mm)
4.9 x 3.7 x 2.9 in.
(126 x 93 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.0 24.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.44 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Optional
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 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 JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 6.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/15)
640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (30/15)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3/4)
Lens: Olympus lens; 7 elements in 5 groups, with 5 aspherical elements smc Pentax 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC DA WR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 130mm 27 - 203mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.7 - 23.5mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ??? f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/40 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 7 cm to Infinity
2.8 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a 62.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD contrast detection; iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking SAFOX X TTL phase-matching - 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center); Hybrid PD/CD AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 22.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.95x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   102400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100-102400 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3 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: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE TTL open-aperture: 77-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Digital Image Stabilization, Magic Filter, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT, 4. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 5. SPORT, 6. INDOOR, 7. CANDLE, 8. SELF PORTRAIT, 9. SUNSET, 10. FIREWORKS, 11. CUISINE, 12. BEACH & SNOW, 13. DOCUMENTS, 14. PET), HD Movie; Magic Filter(Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle) Scene Mode (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum), Digital Filter (Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome ); Sensitivity Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority; HDR (Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR); D-RANGE Compensation (Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction); Pixel Shift Resolution (Motion Correction ON/OFF)
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 24.0 megapixels
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off P-TTL; Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Auto Picture, Scene) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO 800: Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) - 16.1ft (4.9m), Tele: 1.97ft (0.6m) - 6.9ft (2.1m) at ISO 800 GN=12m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync:   1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:   -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Included Memory: 49.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional Wired or IR
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output) Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 6.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 200 47
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   9
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.272 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.095 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.14 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 2.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 160 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   410 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-70B Proprietary D-LI109
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-70B Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] software CD-ROM Software CD-ROM includes Digital Camera Utility 5
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 720p videos, Magic Filters (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish-eye, Soft Focus, Drawing, Sparkle, Punk), AF Tracking, "Perfect Fix" In-Camera Editing. Available in silver, black and red.