Pentax K-30, a mid-level or prosumer DSLR, presents standard SLR characteristics and easy operation. The K-30 was designed by Pentax to assist new SLR users capture professional images. The K-30 concerts 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, 6fps continuous shooting, CMOS-shift Shake Reduction, Full HD 1080p recording up to 60fps, 77-segment matrix meter, 1/6000th second high-speed shutter, 3" 921k-dot LCD monitor, built-in sensor dust removal, and an array of added digital features. Employing 11-point SAFOX IX+ AF system with nine cross-type sensors and live view shooting with face detection facilitate image composition and focus in different lighting situations to assist in capturing your photo creativity. Impressive performance and image quality are packed into this rugged, compact, weather-resistant, dust-proof and lightweight body of the K-30.
The Pentax K-30 comes equipped with the DA 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 AL WR zoom lens. The 18-55mm was specially designed for Pentax DSLR cameras. The designated WR of the lens signifies the lens is weather resistant thus making it environmental durable when shooting in the most unlikely conditions. The DA 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 AL WR features Pentax's Super Protect coating which protects against dust and moisture. The lens construction is comprised of 11 elements in eight groups, six bladed diaphragm, and 9.84" minimum focusing distance.