Thursday, September 17, 2009

Pentax K-x DSLR now official: 12.4MP, 720p video, coming October for $650

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/17/pentax-k-x-dslr-now-official-12-4mp-720p-video-coming-october/


Looks like we didn't have to wait long after today's leak. Pentax has made its not quite entry-level DSLR, the K-x. All the earlier specs have panned out, so we're looking at a 12.4 megapixel CMOS censor, a 200 to 6400 ISO sensitivity expandable to 100 to 12,800, 4.7 frames per second continuous shooting, and 720p HD video at 24 frames per second. Sized up to the K-7, its wider ISO range is the only improvement, otherwise on par in features or lacking, as is in the case of AF / AE, video, and continuous shooting speed. It's due out in October available in black, white, red, or navy blue, with an attractive base price of $650 that nets you a 18-55mm lens.

Read - Press release
Read - Brief hands-on

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