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Pentax KP Sample Photos

Pentax KP Sample Photos  - Full-size sample photos from the new Pentax KP, showing the full ISO range.

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Pentax KP in Digital SLRs

Pentax KP (2)

Here are a number of sample photos from the new Pentax KP - the camera features a 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, along with a new camera design with removable grip.

We will be posting our full review shortly, but in the meantime simply click the images below to view our sample photos. Click "High-Res" to view the full size originals.

Pentax KP Sample Photos

Pentax KP ISO test images

Pentax KP White-balance test images

Pentax KP Specifications

Effective Magnification1.5x
Image Sensor
Pixels24.35Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)6016
Pixels (H)4000
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor SizeAPS-C
Sensor Size (width)23.5mm
Sensor Size (height)15.6mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution921k
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • AF Tracking
  • Multi
  • Centre
  • AF Fine Tuning (Micro Adjustment)
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/6000sec
Shutter speeds longest30sec
Bulb modeYes
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Program Variable
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 819200
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure Comp+/-5
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting7fps
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 1280x720 HD 720p
Video FPS60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeRechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (CIPA rating)390shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsRechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109, Battery Charger D-BC109, AC plug cord D-CO2E, Strap O-ST162, Eyecup FR, Hot shoe cover FK, Viewfinder Cap FR, Body mount cover KII, Grip S O-GP 167, Grip M O-GP 1671, Grip L O-GP 1672, Software (CD-ROM) S-SW167

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Photographs taken using the Pentax KP

Night BlossomThe Survivor, National Arboretum, CanberraDawn over the Arboretum, CanberraAomori Bay BridgeThe Milky Way above the Taemas Bridge, Wee Jasper Road, New South WalesLiverpool Range from Mooki Hills, New South WalesA Good Way to Start the Day, Brisbane, QueenslandCanada Geese, Port Hardy, Vancouver IslandDisappearing Railway Blues, Wallangara, Early Birds, Tiger Bay Wetlands, Warren, New South WalesSkeleton Trees, Tiger Bay Wet Lands, Warren, New South WalesParched Hills and Fickle Clouds, Tuggeranong, AustraliaSunset over the Lake, Tuggeranong, AustraliaSummer Storm, South Canberra


pablophotographer 6 926 331
15 Mar 2017 9:46AM
Come on Ricoh you were offering Caplio r5 with 1:1 framing option 11 years ago....

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ChrisV Plus
11 2.1k 26 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2017 11:16AM
Pentax boldly going where only Nikon have before by offering us ultra high ISO settings. It's what we photographers have always dreamed of - an option to produce pictures that are more noise than image. It didn't take a huge feat of technology, just a marketing department with the cojones to point out the possibility.

I feel these people are working on their CVs to get a job in the White House as I type.

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