• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 819,200
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 36.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 819,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax KP
  • Pentax K-1 II
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Predecessor:   Pentax K-1
K-1 vs K-1 II
Successor:    
General
Model Number: KP K-1 II
Alternate Model Number(s):   K-1 Mark II
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1099.50 $1799.95
Street Price: $999.99 $1,796.95
Date Available: 2017-02-25 2018-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.7 oz (699 g)
includes batteries
35.6 oz (1,010 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in.
(132 x 101 x 76 mm)
5.4 x 4.3 x 3.4 in.
(137 x 110 x 86 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 36.4
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 861.6mm2 (35.90mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.91 microns 4.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Optional Optional
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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)
7360 x 4912 (36.2 MP, 3:2),
5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.1 4.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3/4) Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3)
Lens: n/a HD PENTAX-D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   28 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual):   28 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.75x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 - 22(W) to f/5.6 - 32(T)
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:   50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 62.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 points (25 cross type focus points in the center), Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot; Contrast detection AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes TTL Phase-detection AF: SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center), Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33 AF points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 23.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x mag., Eyepoint: 20.6mm (from the view window) / 21.7mm (from the center of lens), -3.5 to +1.2 diopter, Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x 0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 819200 819200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes 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) 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: 1/24000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture with 86K-pixel RGB sensor: Multi-segment, Center-weighted and Spot TTL open-aperture: Multi-segment with 86K-pixel RGB sensor, Center-weighted, 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 & Aperture Priority, USER1, USER2, USER3, USER4, USER5; HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, Exposure bracket value; Highlight Correction; Shadow Correction; Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing; Pixel Shift Resolution (Motion Correction ON/OFF); Digital filters (Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome) Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority; Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome; HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3; Pixel Shift Resolution (On/Off); Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star Stream
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: 24.0 megapixels 36.2 megapixels
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: P-TTL; Auto Flash Discharge (Scene Analyze Auto), Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Scene Analyze Auto) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128), Wireless (Controller) P-TTL; Modes available depends on external flash mounted
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 m / 19.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: GN=6m (ISO 100) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or IR Optional wired, IR wireless or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): USB 2.0 Micro B (SlimPort compatable; SlimPort-HDMI adapter required for HDMI output), 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack, external power terminal Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.40
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 0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.1 4.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 35 77
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.0 4.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 7.1 4.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 8 13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.09 seconds 0.10 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.284 seconds 0.328 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.083 seconds 0.087 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.083 seconds 0.086 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Live View Prefocused shutter lag with e-shutter = 0.670s
Startup Time: 1.4 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 0.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.4 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 390 shots 670 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI109 Proprietary D-LI90
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI90 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 includes Digital Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM S-SW171 includes Digital Camera Utility 5
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver. At launch, Pentax will be including all three interchangeable grips in the product bundle in the US market.