Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Pentax Introduces the KP DSLR.

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Ricoh Unveils Ultra-Compact PENTAX KP, a Weatherproof DSLR That Provides Outdoor Photographers with New Standard for Quality, Customization and Ease of Use

Heir to K-3 legacy, Slim-Body Camera Incorporates New Features and Controls Optimized to Deliver Outstanding Images, Even in the Most Challenging Conditions

First PENTAX APS-C Camera to offer Shake Reduction II

WEST CALDWELL, NJ, January 25, 2017—Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX KP, an ultra-compact and highly portable DSLR with features and controls that facilitate capturing outstanding images, even in the most demanding conditions. The PENTAX KP packs many of the advanced capabilities of the award-winning PENTAX K-3 series into a modern, slim-body design that lends itself to applications from casual snapshots to serious outdoor photography while mountain climbing or trekking. The PENTAX KP also adds a new generation of innovations including a new, highly sensitive APS-C CMOS sensor and is the first PENTAX APS-C camera to incorporate Shake Reduction II (SR II), which features a five-axis mechanism to compensate for camera shake up to 5 steps.

The new 24-megapixel CMOS sensor enables shooting in extremely low-light conditions, with sensitivity to ISO 819200, making the camera ideal for night photography. The PENTAX KP features an electronic shutter option in live-view to enable high-speed shooting up to 1/24,000-second, which greatly broadens shooting capabilities when using large aperture lenses to achieve a shallow depth of field on a bright sunny day.

The PENTAX KP’s compact body is the result of a complete internal re-design to produce an advanced DSLR camera with an extremely slim profile for optimal comfort and handling. The KP’s rugged exterior is dustproof and weather-sealed to enable use in the most challenging outdoor conditions. The camera will perform in temperatures as low as 14 degrees F (-10 degrees C).

The PENTAX KP incorporates additional advanced technologies and ease-of-use features that have long been the hallmark of PENTAX cameras and enable them to be used comfortably and reliably in a wide range of conditions. These include:
·         5-Axis Shake Reduction System: The PENTAX KP is the first PENTAX APS-C DSLR to offer the new generation SR II system, which uses a five-axis mechanism to compensate for camera shake caused by horizontal and vertical shift (often generated in macro photography), roll (difficult to handle by lens-installed shake reduction mechanisms), as well as pitch and yaw. The SR II unit is controlled with great precision as soon as the camera’s power is turned on, providing a wide compensation range—as much as five shutter steps—to further expand the limits of handheld shooting. With the addition of an optional accessory GPS module (O-GPS1 GPS unit), the PENTAX KP, simplifies astro-photography, making it possible to record stars as points of light rather than star trails during extremely long exposures.
·         Pixel Shift Resolution: This acclaimed PENTAX technology enables producing color-accurate still-life subjects with the highest resolving power. The technology uses the KP’s in-body Shake Reduction System to move the image sensor in single-pixel increments, to capture four separate images that are subsequently combined into a single, high-definition image.
·         A vertical-tilt LCD monitor that facilitates high- and low-angle shooting.
·         A grip replacement system that lets photographers choose their preference of grip based on shooting style or lens choice. In addition to the standard grip that comes with the PENTAX KP, accessory grips include medium (M) and large (L) grips (these will come packaged with KP bodies sold in North America), as well as the optional D-BG7 Battery Grip.
·         Control panels, button settings and dial controls that can all be customized, based on a user’s preference.

“We designed the PENTAX KP to appeal to the world’s most discerning outdoor photographers, who will appreciate its rich and powerful feature set and rugged, compact design, whether they are shooting a landscape on a trek in Patagonia or capturing an eclipse,” said Kaz Eguchi, president, Ricoh Imaging Americas. “From Pixel Shift Resolution to our new generation of Shake Reduction, PENTAX proudly continues to lead the way in photographer-friendly innovation.”

| Pricing and Availability | 

The PENTAX KP camera will be available on February 25 for a suggested list price of $1,099.95 at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com as well as at Ricoh Imaging-authorized retail outlets throughout North America.



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For More Information, Contact:
Barbara Hagin
Breakaway Communications for Ricoh
(415) 358-2484
bhagin@breakawaycom.com



Main Features

1Super-high-resolution images assured by approximately 24.32 effective megapixels and super-high-sensitivity photography at a top sensitivity of ISO 819200
The PENTAX KP features a new-generation APS-C-sized CMOS image sensor with approximately 24.32 effective megapixels to produce super-high-resolution images. By coupling this sensor with an AA-filter-free optical design, it optimizes the image sensor’s imaging power to deliver well-defined images with true-to-life reproduction of gradation and texture. Thanks to the combination of the PRIME IV imaging engine and a state-of-the-art accelerator unit, it assures dependable, high-speed operation and highly effective noise reduction to optimize both image resolution and super-high-sensitivity performance. As the result, it allows the photographer to handhold it in snapshot photography of night scenes at the super-high sensitivity of ISO 819200.

2Compact, portable body perfect for snapshots, with a weather-resistant structure for harsh outdoor shooting
After a thorough review of the camera’s internal structure, PENTAX designed a completely new body that was far more compact and slim than existing models to optimize the PENTAX KP’s performance, operability and portability. When combined with a compact, lightweight PENTAX-DA-series lens, it can be carried comfortably and effortlessly for a wide range of applications, from casual snapshots to serious outdoor photography while mountain climbing or trekking. Its front, back and bottom exterior panels are all made of durable, lightweight magnesium alloy. With 67 sealing parts applied across the body, it provides a dustproof, weather-resistant structure, with outstanding cold-proof performance at temperatures down to -10°C. Thanks to these features, the PENTAX KP performs superbly and dependably even in such demanding settings as in the rain or at locations prone to dust and freezing temperatures.

3A range of customization features, including an exchangeable grip
The PENTAX KP provides a grip replacement system for easy, quick change of a grip to accommodate the photographer’s shooting style or a mounted lens. In addition to the standard Grip S, it offers a choice of two replacement grips (Grip M and Grip L). It also provides a variety of customization functions to simplify and enhance camera operation, including Smart Function for speedy selection and easy setting of desired camera functions using the Fx (Function) and setting dials; and control panel customization to change the panel’s layout to suit the photographer’s preference.

4PENTAX-original SR II five-axis shake-reduction system featuring the Pixel Shift Resolution System
(1) In-body SR mechanism
Thanks to the built-in SR II shake-reduction mechanism, the PENTAX KP effectively minimizes camera shake and delivers sharp, blur-free images, even in camera-shake-prone conditions such as when using a telephoto lens, shooting low-light scenes without flash illumination, or photographing sunset scenes. In addition to more common camera shake caused by pitch and yaw, this five-axis mechanism also compensates for camera shake caused by horizontal and vertical shift (often generated in macro photography) and camera shake caused by roll. It assures a compensation effect of approximately five shutter steps (CIPA standard compliant, smc PENTAX-DA 18-135mmF3.5-5.6ED AL [IF] DC WRf=135mm) — a level equivalent to that of PENTAX’s flagship model — to expand the limits of handheld photography. When taking a panning shot, this mechanism efficiently controls the SR unit to compensate for all affecting factors without requiring any switching action.

(2) Pixel Shift Resolution System
The PENTAX KP features Pixel Shift Resolution System,* the latest super-resolution technology, which captures four images of the same scene by shifting the image sensor by a single pixel for each image, then synthesizes them into a single composite image. Compared to the conventional Bayer system, in which each pixel has only a single color-data unit, this innovative system obtains all color data in each pixel to deliver super-high-resolution images with far more truthful colors and much finer details than those produced by conventional APS-C-sized image sensors. To make this system more useful with a wider range of scenes and subjects, the PENTAX KP also provides ON/OFF switching of the motion correction function,** which automatically detects a moving object during continuous shooting and minimizes negative effects during the synthesizing process.

(3) PENTAX-original AA filter simulator
By applying microscopic vibrations to the image sensor unit at the sub-pixel level during image exposure, the PENTAX KP’s AA (anti-aliasing) filter simulator*** provides the same level of moiré reduction as an optical AA filter. Unlike an optical AA filter, which always creates the identical result, this innovative simulator lets the user switch the AA filter effect on and off and adjust the level of the effect, making it possible to set the ideal effect for a particular scene or subject based on the prevailing photographic conditions.

* When using this system, the user is advised to stabilize the camera firmly on a tripod. When a moving subject is captured in the camera’s image field, its image may not be reproduced clearly, either in part or as a whole.
** The movement may not be sufficiently corrected when the object is moving in a certain direction and/or pattern. This function does not guarantee that the movement is properly corrected with all subjects.
*** This function works more effectively with a shutter speed of 1/1000 second or slower. This function may not be compatible with some shooting modes, including the Pixel Shift Resolution System.

5Electronically controlled shutter unit for super-high-speed shooting at 1/24000 second
The PENTAX KP’s shutter unit combines a reliable mechanical shutter mechanism (with a top speed of 1/6000 second) with an electronically controlled shutter mechanism.* The electronic shutter mode provides a super-high shutter speed of 1/24000 second with reduced noise and vibration at shutter release, making it ideal for low-noise, low-vibration shooting in Live-view and mirror-up applications. The camera also provides a high-speed continuous shooting function with a top speed of seven images per second.

* In the electronic shutter mode, the camera’s SR II mechanism and AA filter simulator are inoperable. During high-speed continuous shooting, the subject may suffer some deformation.

6Optical viewfinder with nearly 100% field of view
Within its compact body, the PENTAX KP incorporates a glass prism finder featuring the same optics and coatings as those used in higher-class models. With a nearly 100-percent field of view and magnification of approximately 0.95 times, it provides a wide, bright image field for easy focusing and framing.

7High-speed, 27-point autofocus system with the SAFOX 11 module
The PENTAX KP features the high-speed SAFOX 11 phase-matching AF sensor module to deliver dependable, responsive autofocus operation. Of its 27 focus sensors, 25 are cross-type sensors positioned in the middle to assure pinpoint focus on the subject at a minimum brightness level as low as -3 EV. A completely new, much-improved algorithm assures better autofocusing accuracy and speed than models equipped with the conventional SAFOX 11 module. The camera also provides useful customization features to assist in autofocus operation, such as a choice of operation modes—focus-priority, release-priority or advance-speed-priority—and the Selected-area Expansion function to automatically refocus on a subject when it moves away from the initial point.

8Full HD movie recording with a range of functional settings
The PENTAX KP captures flawless, high-resolution Full HD movie clips (1920 x 1080 pixels; 60i/30p frame rate) in the H-264 recording format. It also provides an external microphone terminal for manual setting of the audio recording level and monitoring of the sound pressure level for microphone input. In addition to various visual effect modes available during movie recording,* it features a range of movie recording functions, including a 4K Interval Movie mode that connects a series of 4K-resolution still images (3840 x 2160 pixels) at a fixed interval to create a single movie file, and the Star Stream mode to record the traces of stars in the Interval Movie mode.

* When a special visual effect is applied, the frame rate may differ depending on the selected effect mode.

9Vertical-tilt-type LCD monitor
The PENTAX KP’s 3.0-inch LCD monitor has approximately 921,000 dots, and provides a vertical tilt function to facilitate high- and low-angle shooting. In addition to its wide-view design, it features an air-gapless construction, in which the air space between LCD layers is eliminated to effectively reduce the reflection and dispersion of light for improved visibility during outdoor shooting. It also comes equipped with such convenient features as: the Outdoor View Setting mode, which instantly sets the optimum monitor brightness level for a given lighting condition; and a red-lighted monitor display function, which facilitates monitor viewing when the photographer’s eyes have become accustomed to a dark location during nighttime photography.

10PENTAX Real-time Scene Analysis System
Supported by the combination of the approximately 86,000-pixel RGB light-metering sensor and the high-performance PRIME IV imaging engine, the PENTAX Real-time Scene Analysis System accurately and efficiently analyzes such factors as a brightness distribution in the image field and the subject’s primary color and motion. By adopting a breakthrough artificial intelligence technology called deep learning to its image detection algorithm,* this system assesses each individual scene more accurately while selecting the most appropriate exposure level and finishing touch for a given scene.
* Deep learning technology is available when the exposure mode is set to Scene Analyze Auto, or when the Custom Image mode is set to Auto Select.




11Other features
Switching lever to activate various settings during still-image and Live-view shooting and movie recording
New Motion Bracketing and Depth-of-field Bracketing functions to capture three images of same scene by automatically shifting aperture and/or shutter-speed settings in user-selected steps.
Wireless LAN connection to support operation with smartphones and tablet computers
DR IIDust Removal II mechanism to shake dust off from the image sensor surface using ultrasonic vibrations
Clarity control and Skin Tone correction functions, two of the latest image processing technologies developed by RICOH Central Laboratory
Compatibility with the optional O-GPS1 GPS Unit for the recording of shooting position data and simplified astronomical photography
A selection of imaging tools, such as Custom Images, Digital Filters
Compatibility with the optional PENTAX IMAGE Transmitter 2 tethering software

Optional Accessories

Grip M (O-GP1671) and Grip L (O-GP1672)
Designed for exclusive use with the PENTAX KP camera body, these grips can be easily replaced with the standard Grip S (O-GP167) to accommodate the photographer’s shooting style or a mounted lens, or improve the camera’s operability and holding comfort. (Note: In North America, these accessory grips will come with the PENTAX KP.)

D-BG7 Battery Grip
Designed for exclusive use with the PENTAX KP, this battery grip features a dustproof, weather-resistant structure, and provides an extra set of control buttons (shutter release, AF/AE lock, exposure compensation/Fx3, and green), and a pair of electronic dials to facilitate vertical-position shooting. It comes with the Grip L for improved handling when a telephoto or large-aperture lens is mounted on the camera. In addition to the exclusive D-LI109 Lithium-ion Battery, it can also be powered by the large-capacity D-LI90 Lithium-ion Battery (a dedicated battery tray included), which is used to power the PENTAX K-1 and K-3II digital SLR cameras.


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Designs and specifications are subjects to change without notice.




PENTAX KP Specifications
Model Description
Type
TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash
Lens Mount
PENTAX KAF2  bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts)
Compatible Lens
KAF4, KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom not compatible), KAF, KA mount lens

Image capture unit
Image Sensor
Primary color filter, CMOS.  Size: 23.5 x 15.6 (mm)
Effective Pixels
Approx. 24.32 megapixels
Total Pixels
Approx. 24.96 megapixels
Dust Removal
Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II"
Sensitivity
(Standard output)
ISO AUTO / 100 to 819200 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)
ISO AUTO Setting
ISO Range (Maximum), ISO Range (Minimum)
ISO Sensitivity Options (AUTO, Tv)
Minimum Shutter Speed (AUTO: SLOW/MIDDLE/FAST, TV: 1/6000 to 30 sec.)
Image Stabilizer
Sensor-shift shake reduction (SRII)
AA Filter Simulator
Moiré reduction using SR unit.  OFF/Type1/Type2/Bracket (2 frames)/Bracket (3 frames)
File formats
File format
RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
Recorded Pixels
JPEG: L(24M:6016x4000), M(14M:4608x3072), S(6M:3072x2048), XS(2M:1920x1280)
RAW: (24M:6016x4000)
Quality Level
RAW (14bit): PEF, DNG
JPEG:
★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous capturing available
Color Space
sRGB, AdobeRGB
Storage Medium
SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-I standards)
Storage Folder
Folder Name: Date (100_1018,101_1019...) or  User assigned folder name (Default "PENTX")
Recording File
File Name: "IMGP****" or User assigned file name
File name numbering: Sequential, Reset
Viewfinder
Type
Pentaprism Finder
Coverage (FOV)
Approx. 100%
Magnification
Approx. 0.95x (50mmF1.4 at infinity)
Eye-Relief Length
Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.3mm (from the center of lens)
Diopter adjustment
Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1
Focusing Screen
Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen

Live view
Type
TTL method using image sensor
Autofocus
AF Method: Contrast detection
AF Mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)  *Continuous AF (AF.C) is available with the dedicated lens.
AF Active Area: Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot
Focus Peaking: Highlight Edge/Extract Edge/OFF
Display
Field of View approx. 100%, Magnified view (up to 16x), Grid Display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Histogram, Highlight Alert,  Composition Adjustment
LCD monitor
Type
Tiltable TFT color LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless structure, tempered-glass front panel
Size
3.0 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)
Dots
Approx. 921K dots
Adjustment
Brightness,  Saturation and Colors adjustable
Outdoor View Setting
Adjustable ±2 step
Night Vision LCD Display
ON/OFF
White Balance
Type
TTL method using image sensor
White Balance
AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB,
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, CTE,
Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image
Fine Adjustment
Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
Autofocus System
Type
TTL: Phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor
SAFOX 11, 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Brightness Range
EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
AF mode
Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C),  Auto select AF (AF.A)
AF Point Selection
Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot
AF Assist Light
Dedicated LED AF assist light
Metering
Type
TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor, Multi-segment, Center-weighted and Spot metering
Metering Range
EV-3 to 20 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Mode
Scene Analyze Auto, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, USER1, USER2, USER3, USER4, USER5
EV Compensation
±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
AE Lock
Can be assigned to the AF/AE-L button,Fx1 button,Fx2 button,Fx3 button

Shutter
Type
Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter / Electronic shutter
Shutter Speed
Mechanical shutter: Auto:1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb (Timed exposure setting possible from 10 sec. to 20min.)
Electronic shutter:  Auto:1/24000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/24000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps)
Drive modes
Mode Selection
[Still Image] Single Frame, Continuous (H, M, L), Self-timer (12s, 2s, Continuous), Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), Depth of Field Bracketing (3frames), Motion Bracketing (3frames), Mirror-up,  Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite,  Interval Movie Record, Star Stream
[Movie] Remote Control
* Bracketing, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record and Star Stream are possible to use with Self-timer
* Depth of Field Bracketing is available in Av mode. Depth of Field Bracketing is possible to use with Self-timer
* Motion Bracketing is available in Tv mode. Motion Bracketing is possible to use with Self-timer
* Multi-Exposure is possible to use with Continuous Shooting or Self-timer
Continuous Shooting
Max. approx. 7.0 fps, JPEG (L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 28 frames, RAW: up to approx. 8 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 7 frames
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG (L:
★★★ at Continuous M): up to approx. 70 frames, RAW: up to approx. 15 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 10 frames
Max. approx. 0.8 fps, JPEG (L:
★★★ at Continuous L):  up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 100 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 25 frames
*ISO100
*Continuous shooting speed slows down with Electronic shutter or High sensitivity
Multi-Exposure
Composite Mode(Additive/Average/Bright)
Number of Shots(2 to 2000 times)
Interval Shooting
[Interval Shooting] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time
[Interval Composite] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.
1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time, Composite Mode: Additive/Average/Bright, Save Process: ON/OFF
[Interval Movie] Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min
1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K), Start Interval:Now/Self-timer/Set Time
[Star Stream]  Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min
1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K), Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time, Fade-out: OFF/Low/Medium/High
Flash
Built-in Flash
Built-in retractable P-TTL flash, GN: approx. 6.0 (ISO100/m), Angle of view of 28mm lens (35mm format equivalent)
Flash Modes
Auto Flash Discharge (Scene Analyze Auto), Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Scene Analyze Auto) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128), Wireless (Controller)
Sync Speed
1/180sec.
Flash Exposure Compensation
-2.0+1.0EV
External Flash
P-TTL, Leading Curtain Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
* Contrast-control-sync and High-speed sync requires two or more dedicated external flash
Capture Settings
Custom Image
Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Process
Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital Filter
Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Clarity
Adjustable ±4 step
Skin Tone
Type1, Type2, OFF
HDR
Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, OFF,  Exposure bracket value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
Pixel Shift Resolution
ON/OFF
*Motion Correction ON/OFF
Lens Correction
Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction
D-RANGE Compensation
Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
Noise Reduction
Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR
Horizon Correction
SR ON: Correction up to 1.0 degrees, SR OFF: Correction up to 1.5 degrees
Composition Adjustment
Adjustment range of ±1mm up, down, left or right ( ±0.5mm when rotated); Rotating range of  ±1 degree
Electronic Level
Displayed in viewfinder : Horizontal direction only, Displayed on LCD monitor: Horizontal and vertical direction
Program Line
AUTO, Normal, Hi-speed Priority, DOF Priority (Deep), DOF Priority (Shallow), MTF Priority
Movie
File Format
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264MOV
Recorded Pixels
Full HD(1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p
HD (1280x720, 60p/50p)
Auto Focus
AF Method: Contrast detection
AF mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)  * Continuous AF (AF.C) is available with the dedicated lens.
AF area: Multiple AF points, Select, Spot
Focus Peaking: Highlight Edge/Extract Edge/OFF
Sound
Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible)
Recording Sound Level adjustable
Recording Time
Up to 25 minutes or 4GB; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
Custom Images
Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Processing
Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3.
Digital Filter
Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Playback
Playback View
Single-frame,  Multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16x, Quick Zoom view available), Grid display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Rotating, Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, Detailed information, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), GPS information (latitude, longitude, altitude, Coordinated Universal Time) , Orientation,  Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show,
Delete
Delete single image, delete all, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image
Digital Filter
Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature,  Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome
RAW Development
RAW file select:
Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folder

RAW Development Parameter:
White Balance, Custom Image,  Sensitivity, Clarity, Skin Tone, Digital filter, HDR, Pixel Shift Resolution, Shadow Correction, High-ISO NR, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, File Format (JPEG/TIFF), Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Color Space
Edit
Image Rotation, Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available),
Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving RAW data in buffer memory, Image Copy
Customization
USER Mode
Up to 5 settings can be saved
Function Dial
C1, C2, C3
 (ISO Sensitivity,  EV Compensation, Bracket Value, Custom Image, AF Mode, AF Active Area, Focus Peaking, Program Line, Shutter Mode Selection, Recorded Pixels, AA Filter Simulator, Grid Display, LCD Display Options, Image Magnification, Outdoor View Setting)

* Recorded Pixels: [Still Image]  L, M, S or XS selectable  [Movie]  Full HD or  HD selectable
Custom Functions
24 items
Mode Memory
18 items
Button Customization
Fx1 Button, Fx2 Button, Fx3 Button (EV Compensation, ISO Sensitivity, Preview, AE Lock, Change AF Area, One Push File Format, Electronic Level, Wi-Fi, Outdoor View Setting, Night Vision LCD Display, Key Lock) * Wi-Fi, Outdoor View Setting and Night Vision LCD Display can be assigned only on Fx1
AF/AE-L button (AF1, AF2, Cancel AF, AE Lock)
Various settings for the action of the e-dials in each exposure mode can also be saved.
AF Customization
AF.S: Focus-priority/ Release-priority
1st Frame Action in AF.C: Release-priority/Auto/Focus-priority
Action in AF.C Continuous: Focus-priority, Auto, FPS-priority
Hold AF Status: OFF, Low, Medium, High
AF in Interval Shooting: Locks focus at 1st exposure, Adjusts focus for each shot
Operation Control Lock
Type1:Disables exposure control operations in standby mode
Type2:Disables the control functions of  OK button, MENU button and  Four-way controller in standby mode
Text Size
Standard, Large
World Time
World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)
Language
English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
AF Fine Adjustment
±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)
Indicator Lamps
Self-timer (ON/OFF), GPS (ON/OFF)
Copyright Information
Names of "Photographer" and "Copyright Holder" are embedded to the image file.
Revision history can be checked using the provided software.
Power Supply
Battery Type
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109
AC Adapter
AC Adapter Kit K-AC168 (Optional)
Battery Life
Number of recordable images:
(with 50% flash usage): approx. 390 images, (without flash usage): approx.: 420 images
Playback time: Approx. 270 minutes
* With a fully-charged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery under the temperature at 23°C. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
  Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.
Interfaces
Connection Port
USB2.0 (micro B), External power supply terminal, Stereo microphone input / Cable switch input ( ø3.5mm connector)
USB Connection
MSC/PTP (SlimPort compatible)
Video output
USB terminal
* SlimPort-HDMI adapter required
Wireless LAN
Standards
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Standard wireless LAN protocol)
Frequency (Center Frequency)
2412MHz to 2462MHz (channels: Ch.1 to Ch.11)
Security
Authentication:  WPA2, Encryption:  AES
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions
Approx. 131.5mm (W) x101.0mm (H) x 76.0mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 703g (Including dedicated battery and SD Memory Card)
Approx. 643g (body only)
Operating Environment
Temperature
-10°C40°C (14°F104°F)
Humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Accessories
Included
Strap O-ST162, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109, Battery Charger D-BC109, AC plug cord, Software (CD-ROM) S-SW167

Eye-cup FR, Hot shoe cover FK , Body mount cap KII, Triangular ring and protective cover,  Grip S O-GP167
Software
Digital Camera Utility 5



System Requirements

Windows
OS
Windows 10/Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit)/ Windows 8 (32bit/64bit)/ Windows 7 (32bit/64bit)
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
RAM
4GB or more
Free Disk Space
Program installation and start-up: 100 MB or more of available space
Image file saving: Approximately 10 MB per file (JPEG) / approximately 30MB (RAW)
Monitor
1280 x 1024 dots, 24 bit full-color or more
Macintosh
OS
OS X 10.12 / 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 /
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
RAM
4GB or more
Free Disk Space
Program installation and start-up: 100 MB or more of available space
Image file saving: Approximately 10 MB per file (JPEG) / approximately 30MB (RAW)
Monitor
1280 x 1024 pixels, 24 bit full-color or more


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