Pentax K-1 Mark II

Pentax K-1 Mark II Specs

Pentax K-1 Mark II
Pentax K-1 Mark II
Released22 Feb 2018
Sensor Resolution36Mp
Type of sensorFull frame CMOS
ISO range100-819200
Body weight1010g
Dimensions137 x 110 x 86 mm
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Fully articulated
Max video resolution1920 x 1080
65
total score
68
imaging score
45
performance score
90
flexibility score
52
convenience score
Portrait

68

portrait rate
Landscape

67

landscape rate
Sport

65

sports rate
Street

61

street rate
Everyday

62

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • Allows shooting in the dark
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • Two memory card presented

disadvantagesDisadvantages

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    Pentax K-1 Mark II: concluding remerks and technical specifications

    The Pentax K-1 Mark II is a DSLR camera launched on 02/22/2018.

    Technically speaking, the Pentax K-1 Mark II ranks in the best 10% of its category (and in the best 96 of all cameras in our database) scoring 64/100 overall. The Pentax K-1 Mark II weights 1010 gr and spans 137 x 110 x 86 mm. This means that it is one of the largest and heaviest cameras within its category.

    Going into details, the Pentax K-1 Mark II behaves better than average in its category for:

    • Image Quality (68/100, ranks in the category best 4%)
    • Speed Performance (45/100, ranks in the category best 25%)
    • Versatility (90/100, ranks in the category best 9%)

    On the contrary, the performance of Pentax K-1 Mark II is below the category average in:

    • Comfort (51/100, ranks 32% in its category)

    However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

    • Portrait - Great (67/100, ranks in the best 8% of its category). Pentax K-1 Mark II is perfect for Portrait, one of the best in this class.
    • Landscape - Great (68/100, ranks in the best 8% of its category). Pentax K-1 Mark II is perfect for Landscape, one of the best in this class.
    • Sport - Great (66/100, ranks in the best 7% of its category). Pentax K-1 Mark II is perfect for Sport, one of the best in this class.
    • Street - Great (62/100, ranks in the best 22% of its category). Pentax K-1 Mark II is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
    • Everyday - Great (63/100, ranks in the best 25% of its category). Pentax K-1 Mark II is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

    Last but not least, the price. You can find the Pentax K-1 Mark II sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 1796.95 and 2499.99 USD, well above the average for this camera type.

    Overall, Pentax K-1 Mark II is a good value for money. However, alternatives are also available, which you may wanto take in consideration before taking the final decision. Click here to see alternative options.

    Pentax K-1 Mark II Overall Specifications

    Sensor

    Type

    CMOS

    Size

    Full frame

    Dimensions

    35.9 x 24.0 mm

    Area

    861.6 mm2

    Resolution

    36 Mp

    Image Resolution

    7360 x 4912

    ISO Range

    100 - 819200

    Supports RAW

    Yes

    Lens

    Has Manual Focus

    Yes

    Mount Type

    Pentax KAF4

    Lens Count

    144

    Focal Length Multiplier

    1

    Screen

    Type

    Fully articulated

    Size

    3.2"

    Resolution

    1037k dots

    Live View

    Yes

    Touch Screen

    No

    Viewfinder

    Type

    Optical (pentaprism)

    Resolution

    n/a

    Coverage

    100

    Magnification

    0.7

    Photography Features

    Min Shutter Speed

    30s

    Max Shutter Speed

    1/8000s

    Continuous Shooting

    4fps

    Shutter Priority

    Yes

    Aperture Priority

    Yes

    Manual Exposure Mode

    Yes

    Exposure Compensation

    Yes

    Custom White Balance

    Yes

    Image Stabilization

    Yes

    Built-in Flash

    No

    Flash Range

    n/a

    Max Flash Sync

    1/200s

    Flash Modes

    Auto Flash Discharge
    Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction
    Flash On
    Flash On + Red-eye Reduction
    Slow-speed Sync
    Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye
    P-TTL
    Trailing Curtain Sync
    Contrast-control-sync
    High-speed sync
    Wireless sync

    External Flash

    Yes

    AE Bracketing

    Yes

    WB Bracketing

    No

    Dxo Scores

    Overall Value

    Color Depth

    Dynamic Range

    Low Light ISO

    Exposure Modes

    Multi-Segment

    Yes

    Average

    No

    Spot

    Yes

    Partial

    No

    AF-Area

    No

    Center Weighted

    No

    Autofocus

    Touch

    No

    Continuous

    Yes

    Single

    Yes

    Tracking

    Yes

    Selective

    Yes

    Center

    Yes

    Multi Area

    Yes

    Live View

    Yes

    Face Detection

    Yes

    Contrast Detection

    Yes

    Phase Detection

    Yes

    Focus Points Count

    33

    Cross Focus Points Count

    25

    Video

    Resolution

    1920 x 1080 (60i 50i 30p 25p 24p) 1280 x 720 (60p 50p)

    Max Resolution

    1920x1080

    Supported Formats

    MPEG-4 H.264

    Microphone Port

    Yes

    Headphone Port

    Yes

    Connectivity

    Wireless

    n/a

    HDMI

    Yes

    USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

    Physical Features

    Environmental Sealing

    Yes

    Water Proof

    No

    Dust Proof

    No

    Shock Proof

    No

    Crush Proof

    No

    Freeze Proof

    No

    Body Weight

    1010g

    Physical Dimensions

    137 x 110 x 86 mm

    Battery Shots

    670

    Type

    Battery Pack

    Model

    D-LI90

    Other Features

    Timer

    Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)

    Timelapse

    Yes

    Has GPS

    Yes

    Storage Type

    Dual SD SDHC SDXC (UHS-I)

    Slots

    2

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