Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Pentax K-r Preview

based on a pre-production
Pentax K-r the new slot K-r in the line-up between the Pentax K-x entry-level and fans of model K-7. Visually is much closer to the K-x, but a look under the hood reveals that the new camera has been improved in several areas. More specifically, the K-r now shows the hotspot in the viewfinder when the shutter button is pressed halfway down. The lack of this feature was one of our major criticisms of the K-x and K-m (this is also almost certainly why the K-Prism r is slightly larger than the K-x). Despite the visual similarities to the K-x K-r is equipped with components by: x-K and K-7 and has some completely new features as well. As the K-x video footage captures images and 720 p on a sensor 12.4. As the K-7, pictures and menus can be displayed on a 3.0-inch LCD screen with resolution 921 k pixel. In addition, the K-r offers the most extensive ISO range (100-25,600 extensively) and faster continuous shooting (6.0 fps) all current Pentax DSLR. New features include an interface simple IR (wireless data transfer to compatible devices), a cross-processing mode and a night scene HDR mode. For those photographers who can't decide whether they prefer AA batteries or a proprietary rechargeable battery as the source of their camera to power the K-r offers both options. Comes with a rechargeable AA batteries as standard but can be used with an optional adapter.Apart from the battery new feature the Pentax K-r really does not offer anything new or completely out of the ordinary, but specifies the sheet certainly look very strong for a camera in this class. The K-r RRP at launch is $ 800 (? 599) including the kit lens 18-55 mm. Considering the price of road is likely starts to fall quite soon after the camera is available on dealer shelves looks K-r (at least on paper) as more of a viable alternative to some of the competing models more established competitors.

The following table shows the specific differences in Pentax DSLR line-up. The new model K-r is visually very close to the K-x entry-level but in some areas of the specification surpasses even fans of the K-7.

If you're new to digital photography, you can read some of our digital photography Glossary before diving into this article (it may help to understand some of the terms used).

Conclusion/recommendation/ratings are based on the opinion of the reviewer, you should read the entire review before coming to its conclusion. Images that can be displayed with a larger size have a small magnifying glass icon is at the bottom right corner of the image, clicking on the image will display a larger (typically VGA) image in a new window. To pass the review simply use the next/previous page buttons to navigate to a particular section, choose the section drop-down or select it from the top navigation bar. DPReview calibrate their monitors using color vision optical at the PC normal gamma (fairly well accepted) 2.2, this means that on our monitors we can make the difference between all grayscale blocks (computer generated) below. We recommend that you make the most of this review, should be able to see the difference (at least) between X, Y and z and ideally A, B and c. This article is Copyright 2010 and may not, in whole or in part, be reproduced in any electronic or printed publications without prior permission from the author.

View the original article here

No comments:

Post a Comment