Pentax K-5 leaks again

Latest Pentax K-5 specs (see previous specs here):

  • 16,93 MP sensor (APS-C : 23,7 x 15,7 mm CMOS-Sensor)
  • Color depth: 8 Bit (JPEG) or [B]14 Bit (RAW)[B]
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (extended to ISO 80 till 51200)
  • 7 fps
  • Movie modes: Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9, 25 FPS)
    • HD-Movie 1280 x 720 Pixel (16:9, 30 or 25 FPS)
    • VGA 640 x 416 Pixel (4:3, 30 or 25 FPS.)
  • Viewfinder: 100% with a magnification of 0,92
  • LCD: 921.000 dots 3in.
  • Autofocus: 11 Points, SAFOX VIII+
  • Shutter: 1/8000s
  • Flash sync is still 1/180s

Yvon Bourqur mentioned on his blog that the new Pentax K-... will be announced "Monday morning, Sept 20th, 7:00 A.M California time. He even proudly mentioned that he "doesn't do rumors", so this is the real deal.


Sensor: 16.93MPs Total, 16.28MP Effective, 23.7 x 15.7mm APS-C
Number of Bits: 3 x 8-bit JPEG, 3 x 14-bit RAW
Maximum Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16M)
ISO Range: Standard: ISO 100-12800, Expanded: ISO 80 and 51200
Movie Mode: Full HD: 1920 x 1080 at 25 fps (16:9) - Maximum 25 Minutes or 4GB
HD: 1280 x 720 at 30 or 25 fps (16:9)
VGA: 640 x 480 at 25 fps (4:3)
Movie Sound Recording: Stereo, Built-in Mic w/Option Mic-in
Memory Card: SDHC/SD Card Compliance, Supported Up to 32GB
Viewfinder: 100% 0.92X at 50mm, Diopter Adj. -2.5 to +1.5
Back LCD Monitor: 3.0" 921,000 Dots TFT, 160 Deg. View Angle, Anti-Reflection Coating
Electronic Level Meter: 3-Dimensional
Focusing System: SAFOX VIII+, 11 Points
Metering: 77-Segment
Shutter: 1/8000th - 30s, X-Sync: 1/180th sec.
Built-in Flash: G.N. 13 at ISO 100, 28mm Coverage (135 Film Equivalent), w/ Red-Eye Reduction Option
Continuous Frame Rate: 7 fps, Maximum 40 frames (JPEG) or 8 (DNG)
Digital Filter, WB, HDR etc. Settings: 16 Digital Filters with a Maximum of 135 Processing Options, Other Features Similar to Those of the K-7
Other Supports: DPOF, PIM III, PictBridge, USB 2.0 (Hi Speed), AV Out (NTSC and PAL), HDMI Out
Battery: D-LI90 with D-BG4 Support (Can Insert 6 AAs), CIPA: 980 Frames No Flash, 740 Frames with 50% Flash, 440 Minutes LiveView/Video
Software: Pentax Digital Camera Utility 4 (Photo Browser and RAW Converter)
Size and Weight: 130 x 96 x 72mm (W x H x D), 670g
Operating Temperature: Down to -10 Deg. Celsius
Weather Sealing: 77 Sealing Points
Kit Lenses: DA 18-55 WR, DA 18-135 WR
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