Pentax K-x review

Full specification for Pentax K-x

Sensor 12.9MP total, 12.4MP effective, CMOS APS-C type
Output Size 4288x2428
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2
File Format Raw, JPEG, Raw + JPEG, AVI
Compression 3 stage
ISO 200-6400 (exp. To ISO 100 and 12,800)
Shutter Speeds Manual: 1/6000 - 30 sec, bulb (Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter)
Drive Mode 4.7fps
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror (Dioptre adjust: -2.5 to 1.5)
Field of View approx. 96%, 0.85x magnification
LCD 2.7in, 230,000dots
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes Auto, single, continuous
Exposure Modes Auto, PASM, Sensitivity priority, 13 scene
Metering System 16 segment system - multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Comp ±3EV (0.5EV steps or 0.3EV steps)
Colour Space AdobeRGB, sRGB
White Balance Auto, 10 presets, manual setting
White Balance Bracket No
Colour Temp Control Yes, white balance adjustment by colour
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash GN 12m @ ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/180sec.
PC Socket No
Cable Release Optional
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Power 4xAA batteries
Connectivity USB 2.0
Dimensions 91.5 x 122.5 x 67.5mm
Weight 515g (without batteries, card or accessories)
AF Points 11, 9-cross-type

Manufacturer website: Pentax

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Design 16/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 17/20
Value 18/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 87%