* Manual focus.
* TTL metering, GPD metering cells.
* Aperture priority AE metering only.
* Center weighted metering pattern.
* LED metering display in VF shows shutter speed scale.
* AE compensation: +/- 2 stops.
* Hot shoe and PC sync terminal.
* Newly designed, electronically controlled, vertical moving metal blade shutter by Seiko.
* Shutter speed range: 8 sec - 1/1000 plus B.
* No shutter speed dial for manual shutter speed selection, however, mechanical shutter speed settings: 1/100 and B.
* Flash sync at 1/100.
* Self timer.
* ISO film speed range: 12-1600, set manually.
* Manual film advance and rewind.
* Mechanical cable release socket.
The word Asahi engraved on prism housing. Optional Winder ME and Winder ME2. Also available is the Pentax ME SE: Special Edition with brown leather covering.