Pentax K-7 review

Full specification for Pentax K-7

Sensor APS-C CMOS sensor (23.4 x 15.6 mm 3:2 aspect ratio)
Output Size 4672 x 3104
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Pentax KA, KAF mount, or K-mount (with manual restrictions)
File Format RAW (PEF / DNG), JPEG, RAW + JPEG
Compression 4 levels
ISO 100-6400
Shutter Speeds 30 ? 1/8000th second, plus Bulb
Drive Mode Single, Continuous 5.2 fps to 40 Fine JPEG frames or 15 RAW
Viewfinder Type Optical eye-level pentaprism, 100% field of view
Field of View 100%
LCD 3in 920,000dot TFT
Live Mode Yes, with autofocusing (fixed or continuous aperture available)
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, in-camera sensor shift
Dust Reduction Yes, supersonic vibration DRII system
Focusing Modes AF-S (plus AE-L), AF-C, Manual
Exposure Modes Auto, P, Sv (shutter priority), Av (aperture priority), TAv (ISO & aperture dual priority), Manual, Bulb, X-sync, USER, Movie
Metering System TTL (through the lens) 77-segment sensor
Exposure Comp +/- 0.3-5.0
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (Daylight Colour/White/Cool White/Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual x3 (K)
White Balance Bracket Yes
Colour Temp Control 2500 ? 10000 Kelvin
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Yes, GN 13 (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync 180th second sync, x-sync also available
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Yes
Memory Card SD / SDHC / SDXC
Power Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery, (optional battery grip)
Connectivity HDMI, USB 2.0, Video Out, DC-IN
Dimensions 131 x 97 x 73mm
Weight 754g (with battery & card)
Other 720p video (1280x720), HDV (1536 x 1024) upped to output at 1080i, magnesium steel alloy body, 77 weather seals (dust & weather resistant), Pentax PRIME II Image processor, in-camera HDR (strong, standard) takes 3 consecutive shots, in-camera colour filters (B&W, sepia, colour, soft), Dynamic range expansion (highlight correction, 3x levels of shadow correction)
AF Points 11-area AF (SAFOX VIII+)

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Design 17/20
Image Quality 17/20
Performance 17/20
Value 18/20
Features 19/20
Overall Score 88%