• Excellent image quality, even at high ISO settings
  • Most affordable all-weather DSLR available
  • Good complement of all-weather lenses at affordable prices
  • Bright, 100 percent view optical viewfinder


  • Lacks easy-to-use movie recording features

At A Glance

The Pentax K-30 is a particularly good fit for outdoor explorers and those who prefer not to worry about their camera when shooting in adverse conditions.

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Pentax K-30

The Specs

Display size 3.0 inches
Viewfinder Optical
General Information
UPC Code 027075217317
Battery Type
  • AA Battery
  • Lithium Ion Battery
Width 5.1 inches
Depth 3.8 inches
Height 2.8 inches
Weight 1.4 pounds
Lens Features
Maximum Wide Angle (deprecated) 18.0 mm
Minimum aperture 3.5
Maximum aperture 5.6
Lens mount K-Mount
Focus features
  • Auto Focus
  • Focus Lock
  • Manual Focus
  • Yes


Performance (New)
Exposure Very Good
Color Good
Sharpness Fair
Distortion Superior
Video Quality Fair
Video Sound Quality Good