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Pentax K-R Black With 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 DAL AL (52) Digital Camera {12.4 M/P}

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Pentax K-R Black With 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 DAL AL (52) Digital Camera {12.4 M/P} Description


The Pentax K-r DSLR houses 12.4-megapixel CMOS sensor coupled with Prime II imaging engine delivering fine detailed images with vivid gradation while restraining noise to the lowest terms. The K-r has a wide low-light sensitivity range up to an expandable ISO 25600. The Pentax K-r features 12.4-megapixel CMOS sensor, 6fps continuous shooting, CMOS-shift Shake Reduction, Full HD 1080p recording up to 30fps, 3" 920k-dot LCD monitor, 11-point SAFOX IX AF system with nine cross-type sensors, built-in sensor dust removal, and an array of added digital features. Weighing in at 21oz, the lightweight and compact desigh of the K-r body delivers flexibility in different shooting situations. 

The Pentax K-r features the DAL 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 AL zoom kit lens. The 18-55mm has an equivalent 27.0-82.5mm focal length in a 35mm format and Lateral Chromatic Aberration Adjustment enabled. Developed specifically for Pentax DSLR line, it 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. Coupled with the Pentax K-r photos are clear, detail, and vivid.

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.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 12.4 MP
  • Sensor Size/Type: 23.6 x 15.8 mm, CMOS
  • Resolution: 4:3, 16:9 
  • File Formats: JPEG, RAW, DNG
  • ISO Sensitivity: ISO 100-25600
  • Lens Mount: Pentax K
  • Shutter Speeds: 30 - 1/8000 sec
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 6 fps
  • Flash: External; Flash on, Hot shoe, wireless
  • Exposure Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Shutter Priority
  • White Balance: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten 
  • Self Timer: 2 or 12 sec. 
  • Video: Yes, NTSC/PAL
  • Viewfinder: Pentamirror 
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 96%
  • Display Screen: 3 inches rear screen LCD
  • Memory Card Type: SD and SDHC 
  • Battery: 1x D-LI109  Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.7"
  • Weight: 19.2 oz / 544 g
  • Manufacturer's Model #: 14664

Kit Lens:

  • Focal Length: 18-55mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/3.5-5.6
  • Aperture Minimum: f/22
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.84" / 24.99 cm
  • Angle of View:  76° - 29°
  • Elements/Groups: 11/8
  • Diaphragm Blades: 6
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Image Stabilization:  No
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Weight:  8.99oz
  • Dimensions (DxL): Approx. 2.70 x 2.66"



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


Minimum Diopter Adjustment -2.5
Maximum Diopter Adjustment 1.5


Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card


ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 25600
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/6000 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual


Image Formats JPEG, RAW


Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
HD Movie Mode Yes
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)


Analog Video Out Yes

Physical Characteristics

Color Black
Lens Mount Pentax K (SMC, SMC-M), Pentax KA (SMC-A), Pentax KA2 (MZ-M, ZX-M), Pentax KAF SMC-F, Pentax KAF SMC-FAJ, Pentax KAF2 (SMC-FA), Pentax KAF2 (SMC-DA, SMC-DFA)

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Built-in No
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Total Camera Resolution 12.9 Megapixel
Display Resolution 921000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Cloudy
  • Fluorescent (D, N, W, L)
  • Tungsten
  • Flash
  • CTE
  • Manual
Effective Camera Resolution 12.4 Megapixel
Screen Size 3"


Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync

General information

Product Series K
Product Model K-r
Manufacturer Part Number 14636
Manufacture GTIN 0027075175426
Brand Name Pentax


Minimum Focus Distance 9.84"
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 27.50 mm to 84.50 mm (Lens 1)
Lens Construction 11 Elements in 8 Groups
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Wide Angle No
Image Stabilization Optical
Optical Zoom 3x
Digital Zoom No
Focal Length 18 mm to 55 mm (Lens 1)


Language Supported Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Features Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe, Face Detection, Live View, Manual White Balance
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