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Pentax K-01 review

Is the K-01 a knock out blow to its rivals?

Pentax K 01 review

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Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANNo
Effective Camera Resolution16.3 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourYellow
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NamePentax
FeaturesLive View, Face Detection, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, External Flash Shoe, Time Lapse Function
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI), MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)479.1 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Minimum Focus Distance33.27 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4928 x 3264
Maximum Frame Rate60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution16.5 Megapixel
Camera AssemblyBody with Lens Kit
Battery Model SupportedD-LI90
Height78.7 mm
Width121.9 mm
Depth58.4 mm
Autofocus Points81
Focal Length40 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerRicoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Product ModelK-01
Product NameK-01 Mirrorless Camera
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number15341
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.ricoh.co.uk
Marketing InformationHIGH TECH MEETS HIGH DESIGN.

When is a camera more than a photographer's tool? The answer is when it's an object designed by Marc Newson, one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary designers. The PENTAX K-01 marks the intersection where high technology and high design meet.

Battery Life540 Shot/25 Minute Video
Package Contents
  • K-01 Mirrorless Camera
  • Li-Ion Battery D-LI90
  • AC Plug Cord D-CO2E
  • USB Cable
  • Battery Charger D-BC90
  • Strap
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Software Media
  • smc PENTAX-DA 40mm F2.8 XS Lens
Display Resolution921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker