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Pentax K-x review

A terrific DSLR for beginners with masses of headroom for those learning the ropes

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Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
AA
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution
12.4 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical Zoom
3.1x, 3.1x (Lens 1) - 5.5x (Lens 2)
Brand Name
Pentax
Screen Size
6.9 cm (2.7")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
515 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4288 x 2428
Number of Batteries Supported
4
Display Screen Type
LCD
Total Camera Resolution
12.9 Megapixel
Camera Assembly
Body Only
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height
91.5 mm
Width
122.5 mm
Depth
67.5 mm
Autofocus Points
11
Focal Length
18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1) - 55 mm to 300 mm (Lens 2)
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Flash Modes
Flash ON, Flash OFF, Auto Flash
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Product Model
K-x
Product Name
K-x Digital SLR Camera
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
KX1855MM55300MMKIT
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.ricoh.co.uk
Marketing Information

The K-x design is based on the award winning PENTAX K-m, an entry-class digital SLR camera launched in October 2008 that gained popularity for its compact, lightweight body and simple, user-friendly operation. The K-x features a newly designed high performance CMOS image sensor and an upgraded filter function. It also features a whole host of advanced features and such as live view shooting and movie recording, approximately 12.4 megapixels and high-speed continuous shooting. The K-x is the perfect camera for first-time digital SLR camera users, as well as an ideal backup camera for more experienced photographers.

Battery Life
1900 Shot
Package Contents
  • K-x Digital SLR Camera
  • Lens 18 to 55
  • Lens 55 to 300
Display Resolution
230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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