At A Glance

The K-x is a beginner-friendly SLR featuring most of the latest must-haves (and a very good choice for anyone wanting to shoot video), but the lack of a rechargeable battery is a pain.

Manufacturer’s Description

Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers high-end features including Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher class models.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 4
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Life 1900 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.4 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/6000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer Part Number 15801
UPC Code 027075159464
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name K-x Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers high-end features including Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher class models.

Product Model K-x
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4288 x 2428
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6 (Lens 1) - f/4 to 5.8 (Lens 2)
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • K-x Digital SLR Camera
  • DA L 18-55 Lens
  • smc Pentax DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED Lens
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW99
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Strap O-ST53
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 4 x AA Lithium Batteries
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.6"
Width 4.8"
Depth 2.7"
Weight (Approximate) 18.24 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 24 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type SLR

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