The Pentax K-30 has been officially announced. It features a 16MP CMOS sensor with full HD video capture at 24p and 30p, as well as 720p capture at 60fps. The K-30 touts a weather resistant design with functionality in temperatures down to 14°F.
Additionally, the K-30 offers a new 11-point AF system with 9 cross-type AF points. The viewfinder features 100% frame coverage at a 0.92x magnification. The K-30 can capture 6 fps when shooting JPEG images and offers sensor-based image stabilization.
The K-30 should be available in July 2012 for $849.95 for the body only or $899.95 with an 18-55mm kit lens. Check availability at B&H Photo.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]