The Pentax Okay-1 is its first full-body DSLR
Pentax has lastly crammed an enormous gap in its lineup with the Okay-1, its first full-body DSLR. The digital camera arrives a yr after Pentax first revealed a full-body prototype, and significantly later than mother or father Ricoh’s ETA of late 2015. The Okay-1 seems to be a strong first try at a full-body digital camera, nevertheless, particularly contemplating its $1,799 worth — lower than most different full-body fashions from Canon, Sony and Nikon. That sum will get you a climate-resistant, dustproof magnesium physique with a 36.four-megapixel full-body sensor, prime sensitivity of a 204,800 ISO and four.four fps most capturing velocity.
The digital camera’s most original component is a pull-out, twisting three.2-inch LCD display that must be useful for low- or excessive-angle capturing. One other first is the “operation help lights,” that are small LEDs that that provide help to swap reminiscence playing cards or tweak setting in low-mild circumstances. Different options embrace 5-axis picture stabilization, near one hundred pc viewfinder protection, a prime 1/8000 second shutter velocity and 1080p/30fps video. There is no optical low-move filter, however Pentax says the Okay-1 can scale back moire simply as a lot as an OLPF by “making use of microscopic vibrations to the picture sensor.”
Pentax launched two new lenses together with the digital camera, the HD Pentax-D FA 15-30mm f.2.eight extremely-large angle zoom and the HD Pentax-D FA 28-105mm f/three.5-5.6 compact zoom lens. There are 10 different full-body lenses out there, however these are older (although fabulous) fashions that lack autofocus and stabilization. You may also use Pentax’s medium-format 645 lenses with an adapter, or Pentax Okay-mount APS-C lenses in case you do not thoughts the 1.6 occasions magnification. Nevertheless, for those who want a contemporary prime lens or anything with autofocus, you will be caught till Pentax comes out with extra fashions — which it has promised to do quickly.