Pentax K-5 II review

Full specification for Pentax K-5 II

Sensor 23.7mm x 15.7mm (APS-C), 16.3MP effective
Output Size 4928 x 3264
Focal Length Mag Approx. 1.5x
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2
File Format Raw (DNG/PEF), JPEG
Compression Good, better, best, premium
ISO 100-12,800 (exp. to ISO 80-51,200 equivalent)
Shutter Speeds 1/8000-30 sec, bulb
Drive Mode 7fps
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Field of View Approx. 100%
LCD 3in TFT LCD, 921k dots
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode 1920 x 1080 (25fps)
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes; sensor based
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes Auto, single, continuous, manual
Exposure Modes PASM, Green, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority
Metering System 77-segment TTL system
Exposure Comp +/-5EV (adjustable in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Colour Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (four types), Tungsten, Flash, custom
White Balance Bracket Yes
Colour Temp Control Yes; 2500 to 10,000K
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash GN 13m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync 1/180sec
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Optional
Memory Card SD, SDHC (SDXC via firmware update)
Power Rechargeable Li-ion battery
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini HDMI
Dimensions 97 x 131 x 72.5mm
Weight 760g (including card and battery)
AF Points 11; all cross-type
Video Yes

Manufacturer website: Pentax

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Design 17/20
Image Quality 19/20
Performance 18/20
Value 17/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 90%