Lineup of digital SLR cameras Pentax added a new flagship device K-3. This new model is made in the dust-and waterproof case and is equipped with a bayonet K.
The presented model is equipped with a new 24-megapixel CMOS sensor format APS-C (23,5 × 15,6 mm) and the GPU PRIME III. The device also carries a 27-point (25 of which are cross-shaped) autofocus system, an updated image stabilization Shake Reduction, an optical viewfinder with 100% frame coverage, and a 3.2-inch display with a resolution of 1,037,000 pixels. In addition, there are built-in flash and hot shoe for an external flash or accessories. Among other features of the device manufacturer allocates the use of dust from the CCD Dust Removal II and three-dimensional electronic level.
As the producer, the camera Pentax K-3 first used optical-mechanical smoothing filter matrix to disable anti-aliasing or set it to the desired level of combat moire. Used bolt has a resource 200 thousand positives. A new system for analyzing the plot Real-Time Scene Analysis System based on RGB sensor with 86 thousand points allows the camera to automatically select the optimal exposure settings for different scene. Novelty can increase the ISO sensitivity up to 51200, to carry out continuous shooting at 8.3 frames per second, and make continuous series of 22 shots in RAW or 60 images in JPEG. The presented model supports the ability to record video in Full HD resolution of 1920×1080 with a frame rate of 60i/30p, using the codec H.264. In addition, the device can shoot images with a resolution of 4K (3840h2160 points) after a preset time and automatically combine them into a video.
Camera Pentax K-3 has two slots for memory cards and supports cards SDXC UHS-1. In addition, when you install the optional memory card FLY CARD for PENTAX capacity of 16 GB, you can use your tablet or smartphone as a remote control system, their survey. The control program allows you to view a moving image (Live View) on mobile devices, control the shutter is released and loaded into the pictures from the camera memory card. To transfer the footage also serves as a port USB 3.0.
Information about the timing of the start of sales and a suggested retail price of a digital SLR camera Pentax K-3 has not yet been disclosed. However, it is reported that in production will also be running a limited edition camera (2000 units worldwide) PENTAX K-3 Premium Silver Edition with the silver body and silver battery pack included. The set also will include an exclusive leather strap and an extra battery. Technical characteristics of this model are identical to those of the standard device Pentax K-3.
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