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Pentax 645D review

Pentax's 40Mp medium format camera put to the test

Pentax 645d review

COLOUR: The Pentax 645D does an excellent job of capturing punchy colours, with the in-camera colour adjustment options providing scope for creativity.

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Pentax 645d review

EASY: As a studio camera, the Pentax 645D really shines, with easy-to-use controls helping to streamline the shooting process and leaving you free to concentrate on your creative vision.

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HANDHELD: Handheld shooting in natural light is an equally rewarding process. The metering system copes well when it comes to capturing high-contrast scenes.

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Pentax 645d review

OUTDOORS: Outdoors, the Pentax 645D performs very well, with its relatively lightweight construction allowing the freedom to capture subjects in their natural setting.

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FOCUS: The camera's medium format sensor imbues images shot at wider apertures with beautifully soft out-of-focus areas, keeping the attention squarely on your subject.

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SHARP: Pin-sharp detail is an enduring feature in all of the 40MP Pentax 645D's shots, regardless of the ISO sensitivity you select.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital SLR Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Effective Camera Resolution40 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
ColourBlack
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NamePentax
DurabilityDust Proof, Weather Proof, Shock Resistant
FeaturesSelf-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Viewfinder TypeSLR
Weight (Approximate)1.40 kg
Image Sensor Size44 mm x 33 mm
Maximum Image Resolution7264 x 5440
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height117 mm
Width156 mm
Depth119 mm
Focal Length55 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerRicoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Product Model645D
Product Name645D Digital SLR Camera
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Manufacturer Part Number1797200
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.ricoh.co.uk
Marketing Information

You will be amazed when you first see images shot by the Pentax 645D: they embody a completely new world of visual expression, a world made possible only by medium format digital cameras. Featuring 40 effective megapixels and a large, 44 x 33mm CCD image sensor, the Pentax 645D faithfully reproduces even the slightest differences in ambiance. This is the ultimate imaging tool, created by Pentax for those particularly discerning photographers who demand nothing but the highest image quality.You will be amazed when you first see images shot by the Pentax 645D: they ebody a completely new world of visual expression, a world made possible only by medium format digital cameras. Fearturing 40 effective megapixels and a large, 44x33mm CCD image sensor, the Pentax 645D faithfully reproduces even the slightest differences in ambiance. This is the ultimate imaging tool, created by Pentax for those particularly discerning photographers who demand nothing but the highest image quality.

Package Contents
  • 645D Digital SLR Camera
  • Software Media