Pentax K-3 Officially Unveiled

Pentax K-5

Pentax has taken the wraps off of its new flagship DSLR – the 24MP Pentax K-3.

It features an APS-C sensor and is capable of shooting up to 8.3 fps. Notably, the camera sports a selectable anti-aliasing filter that can be switched on or off depending on the shooting circumstances.

Pentax K-3 Key Features

  • 24MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • PRIME III Image Processor
  • User-Selectable Anti-Aliasing Filter
  • 1080i/p Video Recording
  • 3.2″ 1,037k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Optical 0.95x Mag. Pentaprism Viewfinder
  • Continuous Shooting up to 8.3 fps
  • In-Camera Shake Reduction Stabilization
  • Dual SD Memory Card Slots
  • Weather-Sealed Magnesium Alloy Body

Pentax K-5 Kit

“Rounding out the new and advanced capabilities offered in the PENTAX K-3 is a newly designed autofocus module, SAFOX11, which boasts 27 AF sensors and high light-sensitivity, covering a wide AF working range of –3EV to +18EV.  Finally, the new Real-Time Scene Analysis System features an 86,000 pixel RGB light-metering sensor and improved algorithms that further enhance the accuracy of exposure, white balance and auto-focusing.” -Ricoh Imaging Press Release

Pentax K-5 Side

The Pentax K-3 will be available in November 2013. The K-3 body only retails for $1,299.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Pentax K-3 with DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 WR kit lens retails for $1,699.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Pentax K-3 Premium Silver Edition will be available in a limited quantity of 2,000 units with a matching BG-5 battery grip for $1,599.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Pentax K-5 Sliver