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Pentax K-r

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    7.9 7.9 from 37 reviewers
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    7.5 7.5 from 3 reviewers
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    8.1 8.1 from 15 reviewers
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    7.8 7.8 from 11 reviewers
  • Picture quality (14)
    7.7 7.7 from 14 reviewers
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    7.2 7.2 from 2 reviewers
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    7.5 7.5 from 8 reviewers
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    8.5 8.5 from 6 reviewers
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Pentax K-r

The PENTAX K-r is a digital SLR that features Auto Picture, Scene, and Custom Image Processing modes that automatically sets the camera to capture optimized images. It also features fast frame rate, high ISO sensitivity, responsive autofocus, an improved 12.4 megapixel low-noise sensor and widescreen HD video capture.

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The PENTAX K-r is a dSLR that comes in three color choices including traditional black, the new classic white, and PENTAX red. It sports a 3 inch LCD with 92…

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Pentax K-r

The PENTAX K-r is a digital SLR that features Auto Picture, Scene, and Custom Image Processing modes that automatically sets the camera to capture optimized images. It also features fast frame rate, high ISO sensitivity, responsive autofocus, an improved 12.4 megapixel low-noise sensor and widescreen HD video capture.

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The PENTAX K-r is a dSLR that comes in three color choices including traditional black, the new classic white, and PENTAX red. It sports a 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots of resolution, has the ability to capture 25 images in a single sequence at 6 FPS framerate, a 1/6000 second shutter speed, a viewfinder focus point indicator, in-camera HDR image capture including a Night Scene HDR mode, and a sensitivity ranging between 100-25600 ISO range with improved noise performance from the new 12.4 megapixel CMOS sensor. The Pentax K-r also features a dual-power-source design, which offers the choice of either a rechargeable lithium-ion battery or four AA-size battery power (using optional AA Battery Holder D-BH109). It also supports infrared data transfer compatible with the IrSimple™ high-speed infrared data transmission system for wireless data transfer to the web or other IrSimple-compatible devices (includes a match-game between two PENTAX K-r’s). Other features on the Pentax K-r include widescreen 720p HD video at 25 FPS, Shake Reduction mechanism to capture blur-free images, Dust Removal mechanism, to shake dust off the CMOS image sensor; 11 point SAFOX IX autofocus system with dedicated AF assist lamp; and in-camera image processing and special effects filters. The Pentax K-r retails beginning October 2010 at $799.95 USD for camera body only ($849.95 USD with 18-55 lens kit).

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