Pentax announced the new SLR. This model K-70 equipped with an APS-C and for discerning amateurs.

Shortly after full frame Pentaksie K-1 Ricoh presents another new SLR. This Pentax K-70. Camera with APS-C sensor with a resolution of 24 megapixels, which offers among other things, a hybrid autofocus system in live mode. The autofocus camera is equipped with 11 cross-points, 9 of which are cross-points. The novelty is, however, a hybrid autofocus system available during live – K-70 is the first model equipped with the Pentax in such a possibility. This system is based on contrast detection and phase. Well give up for filming, and as you know, the weakness of SLR cameras is the ability to automatically sharpen the movie mode. Importantly, in Pentaksie K-70, there were also inputs for an external microphone.

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

If you already are at the movie mode – get Full HD 60p, and in addition to 4K, but only as time-lapse movies. 3-inch screen of the camera is tilted to the side, and its resolution is 921 thousand. points. However, it was not equipped with a touch, but you must admit that the SLR is still a rarity. The viewfinder can cover almost 100% of the frame, and its magnification is 0.95 times. As for the possibility of photographic camera – these promise to be really good. To a large extent due to the fact that the matrix was deprived of the filter antyaliasingowego. Maximum ISO is as high as 102400, and images in burst mode, we can do a speed of 6 frames per second. Just as in the K-1 and here we can count on the stability of the matrix, and its performance, the manufacturer declares to about 4.5 EV, which will give us a very stable shots.

Pentax K-70

It is also worth mentioning a few words about housing. This has been sealed from the damaging effects of moisture and dust, thanks to the camera can also be used in adverse conditions. In addition, the camera can operate in temperatures up to 10 degrees below zero. The camera with battery weighs about 688 grams while. Pentax K-70 will be available on the market since July, and will be able to choose from two color versions: black and silver. Manufacturer priced housing for $ 650. If the price on the Polish market will not exceed 2.5-2.7 thousand. zł we can have another interesting model, which presents a nice value for money. Source: Pentax