Pentax K-1 Mark II Announced, Priced $1,996.95, Available for Pre-Order Now

Pentax K-1 mark II-2

Pentax has just announced the new Pentax K-1 Mark II.  It is the Ricoh’s new flagship full-frame DSLR, featuring a 36.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor, Ricoh’s SRII Shake Reduction system, five-axis shake, a new Dynamic Pixel Shift mode, SAFOX 12 autofocus mechanism with 33 autofocus points, and a Flexible tilt LCD monitor and a Smart Function dial. Pentax K-1 Mark II costs $1,996.95, available for Pre-Order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Pentax K-1 Mark II will start shipping from April 11, 2018.

Below are the detailed specifications:Pentax K-1 mark II

MSRP $1,996.95/AmazonB&HAdorama $2,399 (w/FA 28-105mm lens)
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Max resolution 7360 x 4912
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 36 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 37 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor PRIME IV
ISO Auto, 100-819200
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes (3 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
CIPA image stabilization rating stop(s)
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Best, better, good
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 33
Number of cross-type focus points 25
Lens mount Pentax KAF4
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 1,037,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
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
Continuous drive 4.4 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50i, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage types Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (wired, wireless, or smartphone)
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description D-LI90 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 670
Weight (inc. batteries) 1010 g (2.23 lb / 35.63 oz)
Dimensions 137 x 110 x 86 mm (5.39 x 4.33 x 3.39)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (Still or video)
GPS Built-in

The current Pentax K-1 camera was officially announced two years ago and it is time to be updated.

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