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Pentax K-01

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Pentax K-01

$553.99
Pentax K-01
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A cheap and multi award winning MILC digital camera, with very good features and many different available lenses
MILC 16.28MP 4928 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Apr 2012
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Used - *Exec* Pentax K01 K-01 16.0MP Digital Camera - Blue/White - SC 6968 (Used)
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Used - [Exc⁺⁺] PENTAX K-01 16.0 MP White & Black (18-55mm lens kit) Digital SLR Camera (Used)
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Used - PENTAX K-01 Black 16.0 MP Digital Camera Excellent+++ From Japan (Used)
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Used - Pentax K-01 16MP APS-C CMOS Mirrorless Digital Camera Kit with DA 40mm Lens (White)
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Pentax K-01 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Pentax K-01 number 255 across all digital cameras and number 291 in best selling cameras.
92
Reviews
152 Reviews + 4 Awards
84
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 152 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Pentax digital camera has some great features:
4928 x 3264 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Exceptional image quality assured by digital SLR camera system
Equipped with sensor shift shake reduction system
Compatible with all PENTAX lenses
3" LCD screen with 921k dots
Full HD video with dedicated button and multiple controls
New generation HDR mode, with direct access dial

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How Big is the Pentax K-01?

The Pentax K-01 is 121mm wide and 79mm tall. It is 59mm deep and weighs 480g.

Pentax K-01 front dimensions
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Pentax K-01 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 57% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $553.99 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Features

4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Pentax K-01 is 4928 x 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Pentax K-01's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is in the highest 34% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Pentax camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Pentax K-01 of 12,800 is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Pentax K-01's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Pentax K-01's weight of 480g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Pentax K-01 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Album Organization

The Pentax K-01 features album organization. 95% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Pentax K-01 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Pentax K-01 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Pentax K-01 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Calendar

The Pentax K-01 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Pentax K-01 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Only 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This digital camera supports a 3.0|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is typical of many cameras.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Pentax K-01 of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 33% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Pentax K-01 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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540 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Pentax K-01 which takes 540 battery life.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Pentax K-01 has an HDMI port. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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