Pentax K-01 review

Full specification for Pentax K-01

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Up to 5fps (JPEG only, slower rate with Raw capture)
Focusing Modes Single AF / Continuous AF / MF / Face Detection, Tracking, Select, Spot / AF Autozoom (OFF/x2/x4/x6), Focus Peaking
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec
Dimensions 79 x 121 x 59mm
File Format JPEG, Raw (DNG), Raw + JPEG
Power Rechargeable D-LI90 Lithium-ion battery
Weight 560g with battery and card
Connectivity USB2.0 (high-speed compatible) / AV output terminal, HDMI output terminal, Stereo microphone input terminal
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, HDR* (JPEG only), Auto Picture Mode (automatically selects from Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest), Scene Modes
Movie Mode 1960x1080 (16:9) at 30/25/24fps (MPEG-4 AVC/ H.264)
Metering System TTL image sensor metering, multi-segment metering, center weighted metering, and spot metering
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, Shake Reduction technology
Dust Reduction SP coating and CMOS sensor operations
Other Bracketing (to 3 frames) / Digital Filters / SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 included / Sensor-shift Shake Reduction
DoF Prview Yes
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Max Flash Sync 1/180th sec
Sensor 16.2MP APS-C (23.7mm x 15.7mm) CMOS sensor
White Balance Bracket No
AF Points N/A - 81-area contrast-detect autofocus
Field of View 100% approx
LCD 3in, 921k-dot
Output Size 4928x3264pixels max
PC Socket No
Viewfinder Type N/A - no viewfinder possible
Cable Release Remote Control release
Compression Good, Better, Best
Exposure Comp ± 3EV (1/2EV step or 1/3EV can be selected)
Memory Card SD (HC/XC)
Built-in Flash Yes, GN 12 (ISO 100/m)
Lens Mount K-mount
White Balance Auto (TTL by CMOS image sensor), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual (configuration on monitor), Fine adjustment (+/-7 steps)
ISO 100-12,800; 25,600 extended
Video 1960x1080 (16:9) at 30/25/24fps (MPEG-4 AVC/ H.264)

Manufacturer website: Pentax


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Scores

Scores
Features 16/20
Design 13/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 14/20
Value 15/20
Overall Score 76%