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Pentax KP (Kit DA 50mm F1.8)

  • $1,67995

Pentax KP (Kit DA 50mm F1.8) is marked by a black modern yet stand-out design by acclaimed manufacturer Pentax. It features a mid-sized SLR body with an excellent 921,000-dot resolution 3.0-inch tilting TFT LCD monitor. A pentaprism optical viewfinder is also part of its design with 0.95x magnification and 100-percent coverage. The hallmark of this camera is its PENTAX K lens mount, high ISO and compatibility with K-mount lenses.

The classy camera comes with a DA 50mm F1.8 lens kit to get you started. Its body is equipped with a powerful APS-C sized CMOS 24.3-Megapixels effective image sensor with primary colour filter and integrated 5-axis Shake Reduction sensor-shift system/image stabiliser and multiple aspect ratios. It offers a built-in PRIME IV image processor which reproduces photographs of stunning quality.

Other highlights of the Pentax KP (Kit DA 50mm F1.8) are: 1080p Full HD video recording, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card compatibility, RAW/JPEG/DCF2.0 format images, 14-bit compression, MPEG4/H.264 video format, Hi-speed USB 2.0 support, built-in Wi-Fi, 3.5mm stereo mic input, mono speaker, 7fps fast burst mode, maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 of a second, multiple capture modes with autofocus functions, built-in as well as external flash shoe, self-timer, remote control option, aluminium-alloy control dials and rechargeable LI109 Li-Ion battery.

Lens MountPentax K
Camera FormatAPS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
PixelsActual: 24.96 Megapixel
Effective: 24.32 Megapixel
Max Resolution24.32 MP: 6016 x 4000
Sensor Type / SizeCMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File FormatsStill Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Bit Depth14-Bit
Dust Reduction SystemYes
Memory Card TypeSD
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 5-Way
Focus Control
Focus TypeAuto and Manual
Focus ModeAutomatic (A), Continuous-Servo AF (C), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus PointsPhase Detection: 27 (25 Cross-Type)
Viewfinder TypePentaprism
Viewfinder Eye Point20.5 mm
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 0.95x
Diopter Adjustment-2.5 to +1.5 m
Display Screen3-inch Rear Screen Tilting LCD (921,000)
Screen Coverage100%
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100-819200
ShutterType: Electronic and Mechanical
Speed: 1/24000 - 30 Seconds 
Remote ControlCS-310 Cable Switch (Optional)
Mirror Lock-UpYes
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Bulb, Manual, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Shutter/Aperture Priority, User
Metering Range: EV -3.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
Continuous ShootingUp to 7 fps at 24 MP for up to 28 Frames in JPEG format
Up to 7 fps at 24 MP for up to 8 Frames
Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 70 Frames in JPEG format
Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 15 Frames
Up to .8 fps at 24 MP for up to 100 Frames in JPEG format
Up to .8 fps at 24 MP for up to 100 Frames
White Balance ModesAuto, CTE, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten
Flash ModesAuto
Auto/Red-Eye Reduction
Flash On
Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction
Second-Curtain Sync
Slow Sync
Built-in FlashYes
Guide No.19.69' (6 m) ISO100 at 28 mm position
Max Sync SpeedMechanical Shutter:1 / 180 Second
Flash Compensation-2 EV to +1 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemP-TTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
AV Recording
Video RecordingYes, NTSC/PAL
File Size1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1280 x 720 (HD)
Video Format1920 x 1080i at 50, 60 fps (H.264)
1920 x 1080p at 25, 30 fps (H.264)
1280 x 720p at 50, 60 fps (H.264)
Aspect Ratio16:9
Exposure ControlAuto
Continuous Auto
Max Video Clip Length1920 x 1080: 25 Minutes 
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Self Timer12 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Interval RecordingYes
Connectivity1/8-inch Microphone, Micro-USB
Wi-Fi CapableYes
Battery1 x D-LI190 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power AdapterK-AC167U (Optional)
Operating/Storage TemperatureOperating
14 to 104F (-10 to 40C)
Humidity: 0 - 85%
Dimensions (WxHxD)5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0-inch / 132 x 102 x 76 mm
Weight1.41 lb / 639.56 g (body only)

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INSURED COURIER DELIVERY - 2-7 days handling time. Freight generally handled by Toll Australia. Next day from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 2 to 7 days depending on remoteness.

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WARRANTY - All new devices come with our comprehensive 12 month warranty, which is included in the standard purchase price. We'll even replace with a new item if yours can't be repaired. Refurbished items (marked as such in the product description) come with a 6 month warranty with refurbished replacement items.

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OUR STOCK - Products sold through this store are unlocked, never locked or SIM-free. They offer the best combination of price and quality and can be sourced from international markets via parallel importation. Please check the network bands with your provider to ensure full compatibility. In some instances printed documentation may not be in English, even though the device is compatible with local network bands. Where this occurs and you require user manuals etc please contact us and we will provide a digital copy.

DISCLAIMER - Due to variations in stock and regional sourcing we cannot guarantee that all specifications listed are 100% correct at all times as the same model may be available in several variants. If you have any specific requirements please raise them with our team and they will provide availability on the model you require.

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