This is a first look for specs on the new Pentax K-01.
Said to release March 2012 and price in the seven hundred dollar range.
At first look the K-01’s design is similar to the retro models of current. There is no view finder on this mirror-less camera , not sure how well that will go with camera enthusiast. Nevertheless this is one sexy camera designed by Marc Newson.
What could set it apart from the pack is the edition of the new 40mm f/2.8 Slim Pancake lens. It also appears the new K-01 has a HDR mode that allows it to take photo at a single exposure with limited contrast. And dedicated Red and Green buttons.
This mirror-less retro designed camera with come in an array of colors and will be compatible with many Pentax lens on the market. This caPentax compact K-01 first lookmera is all the buzz. Check the specs below:
Lens Mount: PENTAX KAF Mount
Focal Length: 40mm (Equivalent to 61mm in 35mm format)
Minimum Aperture: F22
Lens Construction: 5 elements in 4 groups
Angle of View: 39° (with PENTAX D-SLR camera body)
Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.4m
Maximum Magnification: 0.13x
Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9
Filter Diameter: 27mm
Maximum Diameter & Minimum Length: 62.9mm x 9.2mm