Pentax K-r review

Full specification for Pentax K-r

Sensor 12.4 megapixels APS-C CCD sensor, 23.6 x 15.8mm
Output Size 4288 x 2848 pixels
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2
File Format Raw (Adobe .DNG, Pentax .PEF), JPEG, Raw + JPEG
Compression JPEG Large (12MP), JPEG Medium (10MP), JPEG Medium (6MP), JPEG Small (2MP), plus one- to three-star rating for JPEG quality level
ISO 200-12,800 (100-25,600 in expanded mode)
Shutter Speeds 1/6000–30secs, bulb
Drive Mode Single, Continuous hi and low, 12sec and 2sec timer, Remote commander, Interval
Viewfinder Type Fixed eye-level system with roof mirror
Field of View 96% approx
LCD 3in, 921k-dot
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode Yes, 720p @ 25fps or VGA @ 25/30fps , no autofocus while recording
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, sensor-based
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes Single shot, Continuous, Automatic, Manual
Exposure Modes P, A, S, M, Sensitivity, Auto, 11 Scene, Flash off, Macro
Metering System 16-segment
Exposure Comp Yes, ±3.0EV (in 0.3 steps)
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Florescent, Flash, Manual, Custom
White Balance Bracket No
Colour Temp Control Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Yes, GN12 at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/180th sec
PC Socket No
Cable Release Remote release
Memory Card SD, SDHC
Power Rechargeable li-ion battery, 4x AA battery (via adapter)
Connectivity USB 2.0 (standard mini connection)
Dimensions 125 x 97 x 68mm
Weight 598g (inc battery and card)
AF Points Eleven with nine central cross-type sensors

Manufacturer website: Pentax

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