The new Pentax K-5 was supposedly being launched at the Photokina Fair from the 21-16 September 2010. But an image has been leaked by Lens Tip who received the photo from Hoya Corporation.
Full confirmed specifications are still a little vague at the moment but Pentax’s new K-5 DSLR camera is thought to include the following:
The Pentax K-5 body will be constructed from magnesium with a rubber exterior and fitted with 80 weather seals. Together with a 16.2mp Sony EXEMOR Sensor • 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS sensor.
The focusing system will be the 18-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX IX+) with 4 Custom AF-C modes, auto, action, portrait, night.
Sensitivity ISO standard : 200-12800, Expanded ISO : 50 – 25,600
The video mode is expected to be able to capture 1920 x 1080 at 25fps and include Av, Sv, Tv and M modes.
Although no pricing details have been released by Pentax at the moment the Pentax K-5 DSLR is expected to retail for around $1699 for the body only.
More information is available from the Pentax Forums.
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