• APS-C 372.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 21.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax K-5
  • Sigma dp0 Quattro
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Predecessor: Pentax K-7
K-7 vs K-5
 
Successor: Pentax K-5 II
K-5 vs K-5 II
 
General
Model Number: K-5 dp0 Quattro
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1749.95 $999.00
Street Price: $643.83 $999.00
Date Available: 2010-10-15 2015-07-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 35.4 oz (1,003 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.6 oz (500 g)
Size: 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(131 x 97 x 73 mm)
6.4 x 2.6 x 5.0 in.
(161 x 67 x 126 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 19.6
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 372.09mm2 (23.70mm x 15.70mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.81 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG Full Color
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 82  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.1  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,162  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP, 3:2)
5424 x 3616 (19.6 MP, 3:2),
4816 x 3616 (17.4 MP, 4:3),
5424 x 3048 (16.5 MP, 16:9),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
2704 x 1808 (4.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1808 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
2704 x 1520 (4.1 MP, 16:9),
1808 x 1808 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
2704 x 1160 (3.1 MP, Other),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
7680 x 3296 (25.3 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.5 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (25)
1280x720 (30/​25)
640x480 (30/​25)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)  
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2) n/a
Lens: smc Pentax 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6AL DA WR Sigma Lens; 11 elements in 8 groups including 4 "F" Low Dispersion (FLD) glass elements, 2 Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass elements, and 2 aspheric lenses, including a wide double-sided aspheric lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 21mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 14mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele) f/4 - f/22, with 7-bladed diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   18 cm to Infinity
7.1 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: SAFOX IX+, 11 point (9 cross type focus point in the center), with light wavelength sensor Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large), Face Detection AF mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.92x mag., 21.7mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.61x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.92x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 32.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-12800, expandable 80 to 51200 Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, fluorescent (D, N, W, L), tungsten, flash, CTE, manual (up to 3 settings), Kelvin temperature (up to 3 settings) Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: 77-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
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. Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens Optional EF-140S compact flash has GN=14m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/1600 at F4 and 1/2000 at F5.6
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync socket Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or IR Via USB cable switch
Connections (extended): Mini HMDI, DC input, wired remote, 3.5mm external stereo mic 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): <0.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
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): 6.5  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 31  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.5  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 23  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 22  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.25 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.384 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.092 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.21 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.092 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full Autofocus lag, Auto Area (11-points) AF = 0.118s Live View (firmware 1.02): - Full AF PD AF = 1.30s - Full AF CD AF = 1.25s - Prefocused = 0.384s  
Startup Time: 0.6 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 740 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI90; optional D-BG4 Battery Grip Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BP-51 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Software (CD-ROM) S-SW110 SIGMA Photo Pro
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 16.3MP CMOS APS-C sensor with ISOs up to 51200, sensor-shift shake reduction, 1080p HD video at 25fps, 11-point SAFOX IX+ AF system, 100%, 0.92x viewfinder, electronic level with tilt scale, improved in-camera HDR, SDXC compatible with firmware update, weather sealed magnesium allow body on stainless steel chassis. New Foveon X3 Quattro sensor and TRUE III image processing engine.