Pentax K-30 Review

Full specification for Pentax K30

Sensor 16.3Mp CMOS sensor with primary color filter
Output Size 4928x3264 pixels
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2 bayonet mount
File Format RAW (.DNG) JPEG
Compression 4 quality level of JPEG (★ good, ★★ better ★★★ best ★★★★ Premium
ISO 100-12800 (expandable to 25,600)
Shutter Speeds 1 / 6000sec. ~ 30sec, bulb
Drive Mode 6fps
Viewfinder Type Optical
Field of View 100% coverage
LCD 3inch, 921k dot
Live Mode Yes
Movie Mode 1920x1080 (30,25,24fps) 1280x720 (60,50,30,25,24fps)
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, Sensor-shift
Dust Reduction Yes
Focusing Modes AF.A (auto), AF.S (single), AF.C (continuous), Manual
Exposure Modes P, S, A, M & bulb plus 19 scene modes
Metering System TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering, center-weighted and spot metering
Exposure Comp ± 5EV (1/2EV step or 1/3EV can be selected)
White Balance Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual, Color.
White Balance Bracket Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
DoF Prview No
Built-in Flash Yes
Max Flash Sync 1/180sec
PC Socket No
Cable Release Yes
Memory Card SD, SDHC, SDXC
Power Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI 109
Connectivity USB2.0 (high-speed compatible) / AV output terminal, USB MSC/PTP
Dimensions 96.5mmx128.5mmx71.5mm
Weight 650g
AF Points 11 (9 cross type)
Video 1920x1080 (30,25,24fps) 1280x720 (60,50,30,25,24fps)

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