At A Glance

Low-priced SLR offers plenty of features. Though its resolution is relatively low, the camera produced high-quality images.

Manufacturer’s Description

Full-featured, user-friendly, affordable K100D: Compatible with any Pentax lens ever produced and featuring Shake Reduction, the affordable Pentax K100D is the kind of camera that makes history. Picture a large 2.5 inch LCD monitor with 210,000 pixel resolution and a friendly Mode Dial offering Auto Picture and Picture modes as well as new Scene modes for even simpler photography. The 6.1 megapixel APS-C size CCD and sophisticated 16-segment multi-pattern metering delivers outstanding image reproduction, while the bright, high-precision Pentax mirror viewfinder features with 0.85X magnification. All these features combine in a compact design with high-rigidity stainless-steel chassis that is built to last. With adaptor for screw mount and 645/67 lenses.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 4
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 6.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Type CCD
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer Part Number 19018
UPC Code 027075121393
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name K100D Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

Full-featured, user-friendly, affordable K100D: Compatible with any Pentax lens ever produced and featuring Shake Reduction, the affordable Pentax K100D is the kind of camera that makes history. Picture a large 2.5 inch LCD monitor with 210,000 pixel resolution and a friendly Mode Dial offering Auto Picture and Picture modes as well as new Scene modes for even simpler photography. The 6.1 megapixel APS-C size CCD and sophisticated 16-segment multi-pattern metering delivers outstanding image reproduction, while the bright, high-precision Pentax mirror viewfinder features with 0.85X magnification. All these features combine in a compact design with high-rigidity stainless-steel chassis that is built to last. With adaptor for screw mount and 645/67 lenses.

Product Model K100D
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3008 x 2008
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Autofocus Points 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • K100D Digital SLR Camera
  • smc Pentax DA 18-55mm Zoom Lens
  • 4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • USB Cable (I-USB17)
  • Video Cable (I-VC28)
  • Strap (O-ST53)
  • Hotshoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FO
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Finder Cap for ME
  • Software CD-ROM (S-SW53)
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.6"
Width 5.1"
Depth 2.8"
Weight (Approximate) 22.4 oz
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type SLR
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Superior
Color Very Good
Sharpness Poor
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 62.9
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 60.5
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 60.3
Number of Shots 265.0
Battery Life (minutes) 144.75
Image Quality Score Very Good
Image Quality, Distortion 63.8
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 62.8
Image Quality, Exposure 60.4
Image Quality, Sharpness 32.8
Number of Batteries 4
Image Quality, Color--Auto 56.9
Image Quality, Overall 58.6
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 64.8
Image Quality, Color 60.9
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 69.1