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The PENTAX K-70 has a compact body for easy carry-along to any outdoor shooting. Its outstanding weather-resistant performance and enormous imaging power, combining true-to-life image description and high-sensitivity shooting, make it extremely reliable, even in most demanding shooting conditions.
Whether it is under bright, blue skies, on wild, overcast days, in the gentle rains, or under dark, starry skies, the PENTAX K-70 captures the beauty of grand nature in an astonishingly beautiful image.
The PENTAX K-70: a camera that brings you new experiences, new excitement and new discoveries in beautiful scenery, while helping you to be more masterful in outdoor photography.
The PENTAX K-70 incorporates 100 sealing parts throughout its body, including the LCD monitor, to prevent the intrusion of water and dust into the interior. By pairing it with a PENTAX AW- or WR-series lens, you have a highly dependable imaging system with superb environment-resistant performance.
AW: All Weather (dustproof and weather-resistant); WR: Weather Resistant
To eliminate the potential causes of breakdown or malfunction, we advise you to wipe rain or water off the PENTAX K-70 completely and as soon as possible to keep it dry.
Anticipating many users’ needs for photo shooting in extremely cold locations, the PENTAX K-70 was subjected to stringent environmental tests in temperatures as low as -10°C. Its dependable cold-weather performance assures stable, responsive, high-precision operation of mechanisms and circuitry, while minimizing fluctuations in battery voltage, even in freezing locations.
Battery performance may deteriorate as the temperature of the shooting location goes down. When using the PENTAX K-70 in low-temperature locations, we advise users to carry a spare battery and keep it warm by storing it in a pocket.
Featuring a dustproof, weather-resistant body and a vari-angle LCD monitor, the PENTAX K-70 has also been designed to be compact and maneuverable. By pairing it with one of the compact, lightweight PENTAX-DA-series lenses, you can enjoy outdoor photography more easily and intuitively than ever before.
The PENTAX K-70 comes equipped with a dependable, high-sensitivity AF sensor module with nine cross-type sensors in the middle. It captures the subject with great accuracy, even in poorly illuminated locations — as low as -3EV — where even the human eye has difficulty in detecting the subject.
The PENTAX K-70’s image sensor is treated with PENTAX-original SP coating to prevent dust from clinging to the surface. If any dust remains on the surface, the PENTAX-original DR (Dust Removal) mechanism can shake it off using high-speed vibrations, preventing any dust spots from appearing on captured images.
The newly designed grip assures a firm hold of the camera body, even when wearing gloves.
Four buttons of the four-way controller are contoured for easy access and unfailing fingertip operation, even with a gloved hand. The mode dial’s height has been optimized for ease of rotation. The PENTAX K-70 has been designed with meticulous attention to every detail to provide optimum comfort and utmost operability.
TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash
CMOS-Sensor, Primary color filter
AA Filter Simulator: Moiré reduction using SR unit. OFF/Type1/Type2/Bracket (3 frames)
23.5 x 15.6 (mm)
Approx. 24.78 megapixels
Approx. 24.24 megapixels
JPEG: L(24M:6000x4000), M(14M:4608x3072), S(6M:3072x2048), XS(2M:1920x1280)
ISO AUTO/100 to 102400 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)
Type: TTL method using image sensor
AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, CTE, Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image
Fine Adjustment: Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
TTL: Phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor: SAFOX X, 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Brightness Range: EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
AF mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C), Auto select AF (AF.A)
AF Point Selection: Auto:11 points, Auto:5 points, Select, Expanded Area Select, Spot
Dedicated LED AF assist light
Field of View
Approx. 0.95x (50mmF1.4 at infinity)
Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Eye-Relief Length: Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.3mm (from the center of lens)
Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1
Vari-angle TFT color LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless structure, tempered-glass front panel
3.0 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)
Approx. 921K dots
Adjustment: Brightness, Saturation and Colors adjustable
Outdoor View Setting: Adjustable ±2 step
Night Vision LCD Display: ON/OFF
Autofocus: "Hybrid AF (Image plane phase-matching and Contrast detection) AF area: Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot Focus Peaking: ON/OFF"
Display: Field of View approx. 100%, Magnified view (up to 16x), Grid Display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Histogram, Bright area warning
Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter * Electronic shutter when using Pixel Shift Resolution
Auto:1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb (Timed exposure setting possible from 10 sec. to 20min.)
TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering, center-weighted and spot metering
Auto Picture mode (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest), Scene Mode (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum), Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb
EV0 to 22 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Auto Exposure Lock
Can be assigned to the AF/AE-L button
±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
Built-in retractable P-TTL flash, GN: approx. 12 (ISO100/m), Angle of view of 28mm lens (35mm format equivalent)
Sync Speed: 1/180 sec.
External Flash: P-TTL, Leading Curtain Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync * Contrast-control-sync and High-speed sync requires two or more dedicated external flash
Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Auto Picture, Scene) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128)
-2.0 to + 1.0EV
[Still Image] Single Frame, Continuous (H, L), Self-timer (12s, 2s, Continuous), Remote Control (0s., 3s., Continuous), Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), Mirror-up, Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star Stream [Movie] Remote Control * Bracketing, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record and Star Stream are possible to use with Self-timer/Remote Control * Mirror-up is possible to use with Self-timer * Multi-Exposure is possible to use with Continuous Shooting, Self-timer or Remote Control
Continuous Shooting: Max. approx. 6.0 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 40 frames, RAW: up to approx. 10 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 8 frames Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG L: ★★★ at Continuous L): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 16 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 11 frames *ISO100
Multi-Exposure: Composite Mode(Additive/Average/Bright) Number of Shots (2 to 2000 times)
[Interval Shooting] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.･1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time [Interval Composite] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.･1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time, Composite Mode: Additive/Average/Bright, Save Process: ON/OFF [Interval Movie] Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min･1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K), Start Interval:Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time [Star Stream] Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min･1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K), Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time, Fade-out: OFF/Low/Medium/High
Custom Image: Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Processing: Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital Filter: Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Clarity: Adjustable ±4 step
Skin Tone: Type1, Type2, OFF
HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, OFF, Exposure bracket value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
Pixel Shift Resolution: Motion Correction ON, Motion Correction OFF, OFF
Lens Correction: Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction
D-RANGE Compensation: Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
Noise Reduction: Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR
Horizon Correction: SR On: correction up to 1 degrees, SR Off: correction up to 1.5 degrees Electronic Level: Displayed in viewfinder : Horizontal direction only, Displayed on LCD monitor: Horizontal and vertical direction
File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Recorded Pixels: Full HD(1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p） HD (1280x720, 60p/50p)
Auto Focus: "Hybrid AF (Image plane phase-matching and Contrast detection) AF mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C) * Continuous AF (AF.C) is available with the dedicated lens. AF area: Multiple AF points, Select, Spot Focus Peaking: ON/OFF"
Sound: "Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible) Recording Sound Level adjustable"
Recording Time: Up to 25 minutes or 4GB ; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
Custom Images: Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome
Single frame, Multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16x, Quick Zoom view available), Grid display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Rotating, Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, Detailed information, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), GPS information (latitude, longitude, altitude, Coordinated Universal Time) , Orientation, Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show,
Delete single image, delete all, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image
RAW file select： Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folder RAW Development Parameter: White Balance, Custom Image, Sensitivity, Clarity, Skin Tone, Digital filter, HDR, Pixel Shift Resolution, Shadow Correction, High-ISO NR, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, File Format (JPEG/TIFF), Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Color Space
Edit: Image Rotation, Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available), Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving RAW data in buffer memory, Image Copy
Storage Medium: SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-I standards)
RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), conforme DCF2.0
Quality Level: RAW (14bit): PEF, DNG JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous capturing available
Color Space: sRGB, AdobeRGB
"IMGP****" or User assingned file name
File name numbering: Sequential, Reset
Customization USER Mode: Up to 3 settings can be saved Custom Functions: 24 items Mode Memory: 16 items Custom Button: Fx1 Button, Fx2 Button (One Push File Format, Wi-Fi, Outdoor View Setting, Night Vision LCD Display, Preview, Red, Electronic Level, Change AF Area) AF/AE-L button (AF1, AF2, Cancel AF, AE Lock) Various settings for the action of the e-dials in each exposure mode can also be saved. AF Customization: AF.S: Focus-priority/ Release-priority 1st Frame Action in AF.C: Release-priority/Auto/Focus-priority Action in AF.C Continuous: Focus-priority, Auto, FPS-priority Hold AF Status: OFF, Low, Medium, High AF in Interval Shooting: Locks focus at 1st exposure, Adjusts focus for each shot AF with Remote Control: OFF/ON Text Size: Standard, Large World Time: World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones) AF fine Adjustment: ±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved) Indicator Lamps: Other indicator lamps (OFF/1/2), Self-timer (ON/OFF), Remote Control (ON/OFF), GPS (ON/OFF) Copyright Information: Names of "Photographer" and "Copyright Holder" are embedded to the image file. Revision history can be checked using the provided software. Operating environnement Temperature: -10°C ~ 40°C (14°F ~104°F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
Frequency (Center Frequency)
2412MHz ~ 2462MHz (1ch ~ 11ch)
Authentication: WPA2, Encryption: AES
Connection Port: USB2.0 (micro B), HDMI output terminal (Type D) , Stereo microphone input / Cable switch input ( ø3.5mm connector)
USB Connection: MSC/PTP
Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109
AC Adapter: AC Adapter Kit K-AC168 (Optional)
Number of recordable images: (with 50% flash usage): approx. 410 images, (without flash usage): approx.: 480 images Playback time: Approx. 270 minutes * With a fully-charged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery under the temperature at 23°C. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.
Approx. 688g (Including dedicated battery and SD Memory Card), Approx. 628g (body only)
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