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Pentax K-1 Mark II

Pentax K-1 Mark II
alaAverage 4.2

6 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Pentax K-1 Mark II. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The price is also mentioned favorably.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Pentax K-1 Mark II


The Pentax K-1 Mark II camera looks like a very minor upgrade to its predecessor, but shows that Pentax is committed to full-frame photography.

Proven 36MP full-frame image sensor. Improved high resolution Pixel Shift capture. 5-axis stabilization. Weather-sealed. Attractive price. GPS and Wi-Fi.

No autofocus improvements. Outdated video toolset. Slower (4.4fps) burst shooting. Omits UHS-II SD support.

The Pentax K-1 Mark II isn't that much different than the K-1. Yes, it promises better high ISO image quality and handheld Pixel Shift Resolution capture, but those are the only changes. The problem is, image quality was never a concern with the K-1—if...

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Pentax K-1 Mark II full-frame DSLR goes native to ISO 819200


There are only two updates to Pentax's flagship DSLR, but they're potentially impressive.

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Pentax K-1 Mark II Review


We review the new 36mp Pentax K-1 Mark II - the update to the full-frame K-1 - is the new model worth the upgrade?

When the K-1 first came out, it offered a high-resolution sensor at a competitive price, with a number of unique features. Whilst the K-1 Mark II still offers the same 36mp sensor, and keeps the same unique features, the market has moved on, with the...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Pentax K-1 Mark II Sample Photos


We've taken sample photos with the new Pentax K-1 Mark II showing the full ISO range.

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:Stereo
Built-in Microphone:Y
Voice recording:Y


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:Battery


Brightness adjustment:Y
Contrast adjustment:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Saturation adjustment:Y
Self-timer delay:2,12
Shooting modes:Auto, Manual, Program
Tripod mounting supported:Y
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:3.2
Display resolution (numeric):1037000
Flip-out screen:N
Vari-angle LCD display:N


Flash exposure correction:-2EV - +1EV (1/2 EV step)
Flash exposure lock:Y
Flash modes:Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Hi-speed sync, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed:1/200


Auto Focus (AF) lock:Y
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y
ISO sensitivity:100, 819200, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):819200
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Spot


Compatible memory cards:SD
Memory slots:1


Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 40

Picture Quality

Camera Type:SLR Camera Body
Image formats supported:JPEG
Image sensor size (W x H):1.41 x 0.945
Image Stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer location:Body
Maximum image resolution:7360 x 4912
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):7360x4912, 5760x3840, 4224x2816, 1920x1280, 4800x3200, 4224x2816, 3456x2304
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9
Total megapixels:36.77

Ports & interfaces

HDMI connector type:Micro
Headphone outputs:1
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/8000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30


HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080,1280 x 720


Viewfinder type:Optical

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