The K-01 was the first and so far only attempt of a K-mount mirrorless system camera. The design of the K-01 was developped by the renowned designer Marc Newson:
“A modern digital camera with a contemporary yet timeless design.
The camera body is compact and trim whilst preserving all the functions of a professional camera.
The lines are clean and simple creating an elegant graphical composition.
The materials convey quality and honesty.
Machined aluminium and natural rubber provide the user with a tactile and durable piece of technology.“
The camera won the prestigious red dot design award; however it did not win very many fans or buyers,
as it is almost as big as a Pentax K-mount DSLR but it has no viewfinder.
|Year of Introduction||2012||2012||2012||2013|
|Sold with Case||—||—||—||—|
|Lens Mount||"crippled" KAF2|
|Mount Limitations||digital A aperture or metered manual only|
|AF System (sensitivity)||SAFOX, 81 sensors, contrast AF only (1 ~ 18 EV)|
|AF with supersonic lenses||yes|
|Self-Timer||12 / 2 sec|
|Infra-Red Release||remote control F|
|Additional Features||DOF preview, mirror lock-up|
|Width x Height x Depth||121 x 79 x 59 mm|
|Effective Pixel Count||16.9 megapixel|
|Sensor Size||15.7 x 23.7 mm|
|Focal-Length Multiplication Factor||1.53 x|
|Data-Storage Formats||RAW (DNG), JPG|
|Storage Media||Secure Digital (SD, SDHC, and SDXC)|
|Exposure Modes||Pgreen, Video, P, Tv, Av, M, B, NoFlash, HDR, SCN|
|Metering Modes with K and M Lenses||center-weighted, spot|
|Metering Modes with A and newer Lenses||1024-segment, center-weighted, spot|
|Meter Material||the imaging sensor|
|Exposure Compensation (Step)||+/-3 (1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)|
|Meter Range||-1 ~ 21 EV|
|ISO Range||100 ~ 25600 ASA|
|Shutter Speeds||30 ~ 1/4000, B|
|Viewfinder||none, use the rear display|
|Batteries||1 x Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable|
|Continuous Shooting||6 frames per second|
|Synchronization Speed(s)||1/180 ~ 30, B|
|Guide Number (GN)||12|
|Coverage (35mm equivalent)||28|