Imaging: 6.1MP (effective) CCD sensor captures 6MP images (3008x2000 pixels) with 12 bits/color in RAW mode.
Storage: SD and SDHC cards. Stores JPEG or RAW files.
Burst rate: Up to 5 JPEGs at 2.8 fps.
AF system: 11 selectable AF zones with red activation lights. Single-shot and continuous AF with fore-aft and across-the-frame tracking. Sensitive down to EV -1 (at ISO 100, f/1.4).
Shutter speeds: 1/4000 to 30 sec plus B (1/3- or 1/2-EV increments).
Image stabilization: Sensor-based, works with all lenses.
Metering: TTL metering with 16-zone evaluative metering, centerweighted, and spotmetering (approx. 4% of viewfinder). EV 1-21.5 (at ISO 200).
ISO range: 200-3200 (in 1-EV increments).
Flash: Built-in pop-up unit with P-TTL autoflash, GN 51 (ISO 200, feet), covers 18mm lens. Flash sync at 1/180 sec. Dedicated hot-shoe.
Viewfinder: Eye-level, fixed pentamirror.
LCD: 2.5-in. TFT with 210,000-pixel resolution.
Output: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and video. PictBridge compatible.
Batteries: Four AAs or two CRV3 lithiums.
Size/weight: 5.1x3.7x3.2 in., 1.48 lb with card and batteries.
Street price: $520, body only; $600 with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Pentax DA lens.
For info: www.pentax.com.