General Description

The K1 is the first Pentax Full Frame DSLR.

The K1 limited silver is sold with some special accessories in a special product box and is limited to 2000 units worldwide. Follwoing items are included:

  • Two batteries for extended shooting time.
  • PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver (camera body)
  • Battery Grip D-BG6 Limited Silver
  • Metal Hot Shoe Cover with Pentax Logo
  • Specially designed product box
Product Variations
Exact Name K-1 K-1 limited silver
Color black silver
Year of Introduction 2016 2017
Catalog Number
Sold with Case

Technical Specifications

Lens Mount “crippled” KAF2
Mount Limitations digital A aperture or metered manual only
AF System (sensitivity) SAFOX 12, 33 sensors, 25 cross-sensors, f2.8 sensor (-3 ~ 18 EV)
AF with supersonic lenses yes
Power-Zoom Features unknown
Self-Timer 12 / 2 sec, continuous
Mirror Lock-Up yes
Cable Release CS-205
Infra-Red Release O-RC1
Custom Functions 26
Additional Features weather sealed, DOF preview, mirror lock-up, WLAN
Width x Height x Depth 136.5 x 110 x 85.5 mm
Weight 1010 g
Image Sensor
Effective Pixel Count 36.4 megapixel
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 24 x 35.9 mm
Focal-Length Multiplication Factor 1.0 x (FullFrame)
Image Storage
Data-Storage Formats RAW (DNG, PEF), RAW + JPG, JPG
Storage Media Secure Digital (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
Digital Features
Shake Reduction yes
Dust Removal yes
Pixelshift Resolution yes
Live View yes
Orientation Sensor yes
Exposure System
Exposure Modes Av, HyM, HyP, P, Pgreen, Sv, TAv, Tv
Metering Modes with K and M Lenses center-weighted, spot
Metering Modes with A and newer Lenses 77-segment, center-weighted, spot
Meter Material 86000 pixel RGB sensor
Exposure Compensation (Step) +/-5 (1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Lock yes
Meter Range -3 ~ 20 EV
ISO Range 100 ~ 204800 ASA
Construction electronic (vertical)
Material metal
Shutter Speeds 30 ~ 1/8000, B
Mechanical Speeds
Magnification [Coverage] 0.70x [100%]
Aperture Indication LED
Shutter-Speed Indication LED
Interchangeable Screens yes
Power Source
Batteries 1 x Lithium-Ion D-LI90P rechargeable

Battery Grip D-BG6

AC Adapter K-AC132

Continuous Shooting
Continuous Shooting

4.4 frames per second (FF)

6.5 frames per second (APS-C)

Flash System
Command Protocol(s)
Synchronization Speed(s)
Built In – GPS
GPS Log yes
Electronic Compass yes
Astrotracer yes
Strap O-ST162