Pentax K-R 12 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Zoom Lens, HD video, 3" LCD display, 100-25600 ISO range, Black - 14636

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Pentax Kr

by Jim on 3/6/2012

Bought this camera as a secondary camera for my wife during wedding shoots, great camera, easy to use great quality. Can't beat it.

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Pentax K-r 12.4 MP Digital Camera

on 4/5/2012

This is my 5th Pentax Digital Camera. I currently own and use the Pentax K-r, K-x and K200. They are all exceptional cameras that produce stunning results with nominal effort. By far, the K-r has shown it superiority in rapid focus in low light conditions. The cameras are small, sturdy and perform as expected. The price for these entry level and serious amateur cameras is a bargain considering the superior results. Add a quality 2.8 prime lens and turn out photos to rival Cannon and Nikon at one-third the price.

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Product Overview

Brains, meet beauty. The Pentax K-r has it all. It's a powerful DSLR with advanced features like 12.4 Megapixels, HD video and a 3 inch LCD display. On the beauty side, taking photos has never looked this good. Plus, the K-r comes in basic black, classy white and PENTAX red. The PENTAX K-r competes with higher-end DSLRs and looks great doing it. That’s brilliantly colorful.

•12.4 megapixel CMOS
•Compact and lightweight
•Powerful auto shooting w 6 FPS framerate


Manufacturer Pentax Imaging
Mfg Part# 14636
SKU 217447472
UPC 027075175426
UPC 14 00027075175426
Tech Specs
Battery Life 470 Shot
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size Support Proprietary
Number of Batteries Support 1
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Include Yes
Camera Modes Scene Modes: Auto Portrait Landscape Macro Action Night Scene Portrait Standard Flash Off Night Scene Surf & Snow Food Sunset Kids Pet Candlelight Museum Stage Lighting Night Snap Night Scene HDR Program Sensitivity Priority Shutter Priority Aperture Priority Metered Manual Bulb Movie
Analog Video Out Yes
Display Resolution 921000 Pixel
White Balance Modes Auto Daylight Shade Cloudy Fluorescent (D, N, W, L) Tungsten Flash CTE Manual
Screen Size 3"
Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Effective Camera Resolution 12.4 Megapixel
Total Camera Resolution 12.9 Megapixel
Exposure Control Program AE Aperture Priority AE Shutter Priority AE Manual
ISO Sensitivity ISO 25600 / ISO 12800 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / Auto
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/6000 Second
Flash Modes Auto Flash / Flash OFF / Flash ON / Red-eye Reduction / Slow Sync
Built-in Flash Yes
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Manufacturer Part Number 14636
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer PENTAX Imaging Company
Product Model K-r
Product Name K-r Digital SLR Camera
Product Series K
Brand Name Pentax
Image Formats RAW / JPEG
Maximum Image Resolution 4288 x 2428
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Focus Modes Auto / Manual
Optical Zoom 3x
Digital Zoom Not Applicable
Focal Length 18 mm to 55 mm
Lens Construction 11 Elements in 8
Autofocus Points 11
Image Stabilization Optical
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84"
Wide Angle Yes
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 27.50 mm to 84.50 mm
Lens Mount Type Pentax KAF2
Memory Card Support Secure Digital (SD) Card / Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Platform Support PC / Mac
Features Manual White Balance / Serial Shot Mode / Aperture Priority / Face Detection / Live View / External Flash Shoe
Language Support English French German Spanish Portuguese Italian Dutch Danish Swedish Finnish Polish Czech Hungarian Turkish Greek Russian Korean Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Japanese
Weight (Approximate) 1.20 lb
Color Black
Height 3.82"
Width 4.92"
Depth 2.68"
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder Type SLR
Minimum Diopter Adjustment -2.5
Maximum Diopter Adjustment 1.5
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
Product Attributes
Camera Megapixels 10 - 14 Megapixel
Camera Resolution (Megapixel) 12.4
Color Black
Color Class Black
Focus Mode Auto
Image Format Raw
Image Stabilization Type Optical
Maximum Still Frame Rate (fps) 30
Memory Card Type SD
Minimum Aperture f/3.5
Resolution 4288 x 2428
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