PENTAX K-1 35mm Full Frame DSLR

The Pentax K-1 flagship is built around a 36.4-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, Prime IV image-processing engine and SAFOX 12 AF system with 33-AF points.

Optimised for high-resolution stills, the weather-sealed K-1 comes without an anti-aliasing filter and is equipped with the company's latest Pixel Shift Resolution function, which uses the camera's 5-axis in-body Shake Reduction mechanism to deliver outstanding high definition and true-to-life, colour-accurate images.

The K-1 features a magnesium-alloy and metal body design and offers burst-rate shooting at up to 4.4fps, Full HD movie recording, a wide sensitivity range from 100-204,800, 4K time-lapse, Wi-Fi, GPS and Astrotracer functionality.


Pentax K1

  • Overview
  • Specifications

Pentax K-1 Key Features:

  • 36.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor without AA filter
  • 5-axis Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction, 5 stops
  • Prime IV Image Processor
  • SAFOX 12 AF system with 33 AF points (25 cross-type)
  • Pixel Shift Resolution Motion Capture
  • Continuous shooting at up to 4.4 fps
  • Full HD 1920x1080p video recording (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
  • ISO 100-204,800
  • 4K Timelapse Movie
  • Wi-fi connectivity (can be tethered)
  • Crop mode for APS-C lenses
  • 3.2" flex-tilt TFT LCD monitor
  • GPS and Astrotracer functionality
  • Dustproof and weather resistant
  • Magnesium-alloy and metal body design
  • 100% Field of View Pentaprism Viewfinder
  • Dual SD card slots
  • Pentax K lens mount

Image Quality:

  • 36x24mm sensor with 36 MP CMOS Sensor with AA filterless technology and Pixel Shift Resolution guarantees for outstanding picture quality
  • High ISO 204800 supported by new PRIME IV engine standing for a wide area of usable Sensitivity range with Low noise Basic Function
  • 100% FOV TTL- Prism Finder for sharp and clear view
  • New designed shutter unit for compactness
  • Fast and accurate 33 point SAFOX 12 AF System up from -3EV
  • Scene Analyse with Auto Exposure Mode. The 86000-pixel RGB analysis exposure information, colour, faces movement etc. and create a perfect exposure value for this
  • 9 Exposure Modes and Hyper Operating system for 100% control of the exposure parameters
  • A lot of Settings for control of the picture (HDR, Skin Tone, CTE, Digital Filter)
  • Some creative functions as Multi-Exposure or Interval Shooting Mode
  • Movie Shooting Full-HD with 4K Interval Movie


  • Compatible with all PENTAX Lenses Automatic Switch of usable Sensor field if DA-lenses will be used
  • 5 axis built in shake reduction improve performance for 5 shutter steps
  • Dustproof and weather resistant and -10°C cold resistant
  • Dust removal II system - ultrasonic vibration remove dust
  • Operation assist lights with Outdoor View Setting
  • Built in GPS, Astrotracer
  • Tough and Durable Body with a construction from metal and a framework with magnesium alloy
  • Newly Designed 1/8000 sec High-Speed shutter for a minimum of 300000 releases
  • Flexible and new designed Tilt Type vari-angle LCD 3,2»
  • WiFi and Image Sync for Remote Shooting, Image Viewing and Image Transfer


  • Outstanding Operability with new Smart Function Dial - Instant setting supporting photographer not to miss the shutter chance
  • Customisation of buttons and Control Panel
  • 5 USER modes

Product Specification

Aspect Ratio3:2
Autofocus Points33
Autofocus SystemTTL phase-matching AF
Battery Grip ModelD-BG6
Battery ModelD-LI90
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy
ConnectivityUSB 2.0 (micro B, high-speed compatible) HDMI output terminal (type D)
Exposure Compensation-2.0 to + 1.0EV
Flash Sync Speed1/200
ISO Maximum204800
ISO Minimum100
Lens MountPentax K Mount
Maximum Resolution7360 x 4912
Operating Environment-10 - 40
Screen Resolution (Pixels)1037000
Screen Size (Inches)3.2
Sensor FormatFull Frame
Sensor Size36 x 24 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
Shutter Speed, Maximum1/8000
Shutter Speed, Minimum30
Size (mm)136.5 x 110 x 85.5 mm
View Finder Coverage100%
Weight (g)925
HD Movie ModeFull HD(1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p, HD (1280x720, 60p/50p)