Digital Cameras > Pentax K-x (with 18-55mm Lens)
Pentax K-x (with 18-55mm Lens)

Pentax K-x (with 18-55mm Lens)

12.4MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.1x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Pentax

Model Name

:
K-x (with 18-55mm Lens)

Date Available

:
October 15, 2009
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
18.2 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
20.5 oz

Easy to Use

:
No

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Stainless steel , Fiber-reinforced plastic polymer

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
CMOS

Sensor Size

:
23.6 x 15.8 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
12.4 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
4288 x 2848 pixels

Anti-Dust Available

:
Yes

Anti-Dust Technology

:
Low-pass Filter Vibration, Anti-stick Coating, Dust Alert

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.08 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.1 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
0.6 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
4.3 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
4.3 frames/sec

Max Consecutive Burst Frames

:
25 frames
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
Yes

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Video Zoom Available (while recording)

:
Yes

Max Video Resolution

:
1280 x 720 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (max resolution)

:
24 frames/sec

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
24 frames/sec
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
27 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
84 mm

Optical Zoom

:
3.1x

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (sensor shift)

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Pentax KAF3, Pentax KAF2, Pentax KAF, Pentax KA
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/3.5

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/5.6

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/6000 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
12800

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 3.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Optical

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
Yes

LCD Screen Size

:
2.7 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
230000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Recycling Time

:
3.3 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
Yes
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
AA-size (x4)

Battery Life

:
420 shots

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