Friday, September 10, 2010

New K-5 Rumours with More Details



( Update: Leaked Photo Above @ LensTip.com )

Someone had some more details about the K-5 disclosed with something "emailed to him from a friend who works a camera store" (Original Post Here). So, here we go:-

• $1699 US Body Only
• $1999 AU Body Only

• Magnesium body with plastic and rubber exterior, 80 weather seals.
• Tempered glass top and rear LCD
• 16.2mp Sony EXEMOR Sensor • 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS sensor

• Dimensions 131 x 97 x 73mm
• Weight 770g

Focusing
• Complete new AF system superior algorithms.
• 18-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX IX+)
• AF-Single
• AF-Continuous
• 4 Custom AF-C modes, auto, action, portrait, night
• Manual focus

Sensitivity
• ISO standard : 200-12800
• Expanded ISO : 50 - 25,600

Movie mode
• AVi (Motion JPEG)

• 1920 x 1080 25p, 30p
• 1280x720 25p, 30p
• 640 x 480, 25p, 30p
• Av, Sv, Tv and M modes for video.
• External stereo mic jack.
• Movie processing including Custom Image, Cross Process and selected Digital Filters

Viewfinder
• penta-prism
• Hybrid VF utilizing translucent LCD to display focus points and framing grid.

Flash
• Angle of view coverage: 28mm wide-angle (35mm equivalent)
• Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 EV - +1EV (1/2EV steps)
• P-TTL (Is same P-ttl as in 645D)
• Hot shoe, sync-speed: 1/180 sec. (will have 1/250 available with new flashes to be released First half 2011)
• Wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash and IrSimple.

Continuous shooting • Hi speed: 8fps

Connectivity • USB/Video
• USB 2.0
• HDMI

Storage
• Dual SD or SDHC card

Just believe it or not and we shall know soon.

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