At A Glance

The K2000 is a beginner-friendly DSLR with body-based stabilization, but autofocus speed and controls are drawbacks.

Manufacturer’s Description

For those new to the world of digital SLR photography, PENTAX provides a rich learning experience in a lightweight, ergonomic package. Discover the DSLR. Welcome the K2000. Shake Reduction system, featuring a 10.2 megapixel CCD, is compatible with any PENTAX lens ever made, and minimizes the effect of camera shake even at slower shutter speeds.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Number of Batteries Supported 4
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.2 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 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.
UPC Code 027075147553
Manufacturer Part Number 17314
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name K2000 Digital SLR Camera with smcP DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Lens
Marketing Information

For those new to the world of digital SLR photography, PENTAX provides a rich learning experience in a lightweight, ergonomic package. Discover the DSLR. Welcome the K2000. Shake Reduction system, featuring a 10.2 megapixel CCD, is compatible with any PENTAX lens ever made, and minimizes the effect of camera shake even at slower shutter speeds.

Product Model K2000
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3872 x 2592
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 5
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • K2000 Digital SLR Camera
  • smcP DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Lens
  • AF200FG Flash
  • USB Cable I-USB17
  • Strap O-ST84
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 4 x AA Energizer Lithium Batteries
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW84
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.6"
Width 4.8"
Depth 2.7"
Weight (Approximate) 18.56 oz
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type SLR

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Superior
Color Superior
Sharpness Good
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Sharpness 48.9
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 67.6
Image Quality, Color 61.6
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 70.9
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 58.6
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 61.8
Image Quality, Color--Auto 60.9
Image Quality, Exposure 61.3
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 62.3
Image Quality, Distortion 67.0
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 72.8
Image Quality, Overall 61.9
Image Quality Score Superior