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Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body

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The Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body offers a plethora of advanced, user-friendly features for optimised image quality. This includes a large state-of-the-art 24 megapixel CMOS sensor; the Pentax-developed Pixel Shift Resolution System; an AA (anti-aliasing) filter simulator; in-body shake reduction, and an optical viewfinder with almost 100 percent field of view. The camera body, on the other hand, offers a dustproof, weather-resistant, and cold-proof construction making it ideal for outdoor photography and high-action outdoor activity photography.

Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body Key Features:

  • Features a 24 megapixel CMOS sensor with Dust Removal mechanism that shakes the dust off the surface of the sensor to keep it in top condition
  • Capable of Full HD (1080p) movie recording
  • For the first time Pentax is introducing Timer Exposure Mode for extending exposure time to as long as 20-min in Bulb Mode
  • The camera body has a tough, weather-sealed built with a pair of e-dials for improved control of the PENTAX-invented Hyper-OS
  • Offers a hybrid-AF system for Live View shooting and a high-precision AF system with SAFOX X module
  • Comes with a very handy 77-segment multi-pattern metering system allowing high-precision metering
  • Handy self-timer function that works well even in the Continuous AF (AF-C) mode
  • Employs the Pentax-original shake-reduction system for sharp, blur-free images even in low-lit conditions or when working with a telephoto lens
  • Users benefit from functional customisation options including choice of menu items and their order, Fx buttons, and three user modes
  • Wide array of imaging tools including Custom Image, Scene Modes, Digital Filters, and Clarity Control along with Skin Tone correction functions
  • Pixel Shift Resolution System and anti-aliasing filter simulator
  • Boasts a high-speed shutter and continuous shooting function
  • Incorporates an optical viewfinder with approx. 100 percent FOV and magnification of approx. 0.95x for a wide and bright image
  • For better operability a vari-angle LCD monitor has been implemented allowing users to shoot from all angles
  • Includes a wireless LAN connection and is compatible with the Image Sync app for remote checking of Live View image, capture of still images, transfer, and adjustment of camera settings

Expanded Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body Key Features:

Rugged Camera Body

The Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body has a weatherproof, waterproof, dust-proof, and cold-proof down to -10-deg Celsius built; making it ideal for outdoor photography. If you need a camera for active outdoor shooting, like camping or mountain climbing, this camera is for you. It features a brand new grip design that provides you with a sturdy hold of the camera even whilst wearing gloves. The dial and control buttons have also been redesigned for improved operability. The rear LCD monitor is packed with handy features including a red-lighted display function perfect for astronomical or low-light photography. You can adjust the brightness of the screen depending on the shooting environment.

Professional Results Even in Low-Light

The camera incorporates a brand-new accelerator unit that works with the high-speed PRIME MII imaging engine. It minimises noise at all sensitivity levels thanks to which you can record fine-detailed images even when working at the top ISO of 102400. The Pixel Shift Resolution system is also available. It is the latest super-resolution tech capable of capturing four images of the same scene that it later synthesises into a single image. Thanks to this, the system obtains all colour data from each pixel to produce super-high-resolution images featuring accurate colour reproduction and fine details. Another excellent feature, ensuring high-quality images, is the AA (anti-aliasing) filter simulator for reduced moiré. For comparison, the AA filter simulator delivers the same level of moiré reduction as an optical AA filter. The difference is that with the simulator you can switch it on and off in addition to being able to adjust it based on the shooting conditions.

High-Precision AF System

Pentax has employed the first Hybrid-AF system. It amalgamates contrast-detection AF and phase-matching AF to deliver pinpoint, high-speed AF when shooting with Live View. The high-precision SAFOX X AF sensor module ensures that users get nothing but a responsive and dependable AF system. With 11 sensors, including 9 cross-type sensors capable of accurate focus at a minimum brightness level of -3 EV, the promise of high-precision AF system is upheld. Advanced features such as the Selected-Area Expansion (for automatic refocusing on a moving subject after it moves from the starting position), and an AF Hold function (for maintaining the initial focus point even with the subject out of sight) improves the overall accuracy in AF-C mode. Capturing fast-moving subjects is easy and precise with the high-speed shutter offering max shutter speed of 1/6000-seconds. It should be noted that the incorporated high-speed continuous shooting function offers a top speed of 6 images per second.

Improved Full-HD Video Recording

Users can record high-resolution Full HD (1080p) video in the H.264 format. 4K Interval Movie mode is also available. It connects a series of 4K-resolution still images at a fixed interval creating a single movie file. You can automatically set exposure via the new aperture control function when working with the HD DA 55-300mm f4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens. You can also exploit the Continuous AF (AF –C) mode to accurately focus on moving subjects when working with the HD DA 55-300mm f4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens or the SMC DA 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 ED AL IF DC WR lens. On top of this, the camera features a built-in stereo microphone for stereo sound recording.

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body
  • 1 x Rechargeable l-ion battery D-LI109
  • 1 x Battery charger D-BC109
  • 1 x AC plug cord D-CO68U
  • 1 x Software S-SW168
  • 1 x PENTAX strap O-ST132
  • 1 x PENTAX eyecup FR
  • 1 x Hotshoe cover FK
  • 1 x Body mount cover

Pentax K-70 Digital SLR Camera Body Sample Images:

Pentax K-70 sample image of Skippy the bush kangaroo

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Product Specification

AEB (Bracketing) ±5 (2, 3, 5 frames )
Aspect ratio 3:2
Autofocus points 11
Autofocus system Hybrid AF (Image plane phase-matching and Contrast detection)
Battery model DL-I109
Lens mount Pentax K
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini-HDMI, Microphone port, WiFi
Crop factor 1.5x
Diopter adjustment Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1
Exposure compensation ±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
Exposure modes Auto Picture mode (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest), Scene Mode (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum), Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb
File formats RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), conforme DCF2.0
Frames per second 6
Image processor PRIME II
Image stabilisation Sensor Shift Shake Reduction
Included Accessories Rechargeable l-ion battery D-LI109, Battery charger D-BC109, AC plug cord D-CO68U, Software S-SW168, PENTAX strap O-ST132, PENTAX eyecup FR, Hotshoe cover FK, Body mount cover
Integrated cleaning Dust Removal: SP coating and CMOS sensor operations
ISO max 102400
ISO min 100
Live view Yes
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Megapixels 24.2
Card format SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Metering system TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering, center-weighted and spot metering
Operating environment -10°C ~ 40°C | Humidity: 85% or less
Screen resolution 921000
Screen Size 3
Sensor APS-C
Sensor size 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor type CMOS
Shutter speed fast 1/6000
Shutter speed slow 30sec
Size 126 x 93 x 74 mm
viewfindercoverage 100%
Weight (g) 688
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