More Pentax K-3 Images and Details Leak Out

Pentax K-3

The Pentax K-3 is expected to be officially unveiled this week, so it makes perfect sense that we start seeing product images leak out in full force.

Pentax K-3 Back

The K-3 is rumored to be priced at $1300 for the body only and $1650 for a kit with the DA 18-135mm lens. A premium silver edition will be offered as well.

Pentax K-3 Silver Grip

Pentax K-3 Silver Back

Pentax K-3 Rumored Specs

  • 24MP APS-C Sensor
  • Hardware AA Filter-less
  • Software AA Filter
  • PRIME III Image Processor
  • 86k RGB Segmented Light Metering with -3EV Sensitivity
  • 27-Point AF with -3EV Sensitivity
  • 8.3 Maximum FPS
  • 4 Stop SR
  • 100% 0.95X Optical Viewfinder
  • Fixed Air-gapless LCD
  • Built-in Interval Shooting up to 2000 Frames and Internal Video Composite
  • MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Full HD 30p/60i Video
  • New Stereo Phone-out Monitor Jack
  • 3 User Modes
  • Dual SDXC Card Slot (UHS-I compatible)
  • USB 3.0
  • Magnesium Alloy body with Weatherproofing
  • Smartphone Connectivity
  • Optional D-BG5 Battery Grip
  • Weight: 800g

Pentax K-3 Side

Lots of good inputs and outputs on the side of the camera include USB 3.0, an audio mic input, a PC output for wired flash triggering and HDMI output. The headphone jack explains the extra bump on the front of the camera – a nice touch for those looking to use the K-3 as a HDSLR.

Pentax K-3 Angle

In addition to the K-3, Pentax is rumored to be launching the new 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED WR HD PENTAX-DA lens, which is shown below.

Pentax 55-300mm

[via DCI]