The new flagship DSLR from Pentax features a newly developed 11-point SAFOX X AF sensor that's claimed to operate in lower light situations than rivals
The new K-5 II and K-5 IIs both feature a 23.7 x 15.7 mm 16.28-megapixel CMOS image sensor and the Pentax PRIME II imaging engine for ISO 100 to ISO 12800 sensitivity in standard and from ISO 80 to ISO 51200 in extended modes, 1/8000 second shutter speed, and up to seven images per second continuous shooting
Pentax has detailed the successors to its flagship K-5 digital SLR camera – the 16.28-megapixel K-5 II and K-5 IIs are essentially the same model except that the latter comes without an anti-aliasing filter
There's a 3.0 inch, wide-view LCD display to the rear which boasts a resolution of 921,000 dots, and Pentax has included a resin layer between the outer tempered glass panel and the LCD display to cut out ghost imaging and maintain image brightness
The K-5 II and K-5 IIs haves magnesium alloy casing around a stainless steel chassis with 77 special seals for resistance to dust, weather and low temperatures
Two years after launching its flagship K-5 DSLR camera, Pentax has announced a successor. The Mark II features the company's latest generation image sensor, an LCD display with no air gap between the panel and glass, and a newly-developed low-light-friendly autofocus sensor that promises increased AF accuracy when using fast lenses.
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