The Pentax K-1 Full Frame DSLR Finally Becomes Official


Pentax/Ricoh just announced a whole slew of products that folks have surely been waiting for for years. The big one is the new Pentax K-1 full frame DSLR. Retailing for $1799.95, this camera sports a 36.4MP full frame sensor at the heart, can each ISO 204,800, have five axis shake reduction, is capable of shooting at 4.4 fps, has 33 AF points, build in GPS, Wifi/Geolocation capabilities, and is fully weather sealed. More specs are after the jump.

They’re also announcing the new Pentax D HD FA 15-30mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR Lens and the Pentax D HD FA 28-105mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR Lens.


• 36.4 effective MP, AA Filterless Full Frame CMOS sensor
• Newly Designed Prime IV Engine
• High Sensitivity 204,800 ISO
• SRII five-axis Shake Reduction System
• Pixel Shift Resolution System with motion correction function
• Continuous shooting at 4.4fps
• Selectable Anti-Aliasing Filter Effect
• 33 Point Auto-Focus System
• SAFOX 12 Autofocus Module
• Pentaprism Optical Viewfinder with 100% FOV
• 4-point LED Illumination of critical camera functions
• 3.2-inch Cross-Tilt LCD display
• APS-C Crop Mode for maximum lens flexibility and compatibility
• Built-in GPS and ASTRO TRACER Functions
• Built-in Electronic Compass
• Wi-Fi Camera Control and Image Transfer
• Professional H.264 Full HD video
• Dual SD card slots
• Fully weather sealed
• HDMI port











  • Richard Jackson
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    An improved SR system but again it’s not used in video.
    It’s essentially the same video offering from 2012.

  • longzoom
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    Chris, any idea of adopting extra sharp Tok 24-70/2.8 for this fantastic body? THX

    • ChrisGampat
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      I reviewed it a while back. Highly recommend it. This body doesn’t seem designed for prime lens use as much as zooms.

      Try the search bar. I need to update the reviews index for sure still.

      • longzoom
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        Please do! Thank you so much!

  • Rob’s Photo
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    Looks like a great camera especially with dual SD card slots!!