The Pentax K-7 has been developed as a high-end model of the Pentax K digital SLR camera series. True to its series concept, it was designed not only to assure outstanding image quality, but also to provide exceptional ease and comfort of operation and the utmost satisfaction to photo enthusiasts of all levels, including advanced amateurs. After making a thorough review of all essential digital SLR camera components and functions, Pentax has revised and upgraded many of them, including viewfinder, shutter unit, continuous-shooting capacity, and exposure and autofocus systems. Protected by a durable, high-quality metallic body, but the Pentax K-7 is designed to be extremely compact and functional for enhanced portability and maneuverability. In addition, it has added several user-friendly features, including video recording, high dynamic range (HDR), and automatic horizon correction. All of these make the Pentax K-7 a tremendous photographic tool, perfect for all discerning digital SLR photographers.
Durable and functional body, smaller than any other in its class.
High-rigidity stainless-steel alloy chassis.
Durable lightweight magnesium-steel alloy housing.
77 weather / dustproof seals.
Cold-resistant construction as low as -10°C.
Newly designed shutter unit.
100% field of view viewfinder.
5.2 images per second continuous shooting.
New DR II (Dust removal) mechanism.
Unique dust-alert system.
14.6 effective megapixel resolution.
ISO 100 - 6400 range.
High-performance, high-speed PRIME II imaging engine.
New 77-segment multi-pattern metering.
New 11-point wide-frame AF sensor.
New-generation SR mechanism.
Live View display with Face Recognition AF.
30-frames-per-second movie recording at HD-television proportions.
New SAFOX VIII+ 11-point wide-frame AF sensor.
Spotbeam AF assist.
Custom Image function to easily create desired visual effects.
Hyper Program and manual exposure modes.
Large 3.0-inch wide-view LCD monitor.
Powerful rechargeable battery.
16 digital filters to add a range of visual effects.
HDR (high dynamic range) function.
Dynamic-range expansion function.
Digital level function for easy checking of the image's levels.
Automatic compensation of distortion and lateral chromatic aberration.
White balance control, featuring a new CTE mode.
Multi-exposure function, with a superimposition of already-recorded images on the LCD monitor.
Attachment of copyright credits on recorded images.
RAW button for single-action switching of image file format.