Pentax-Ricoh officially announced the launch of their two new DSLR cameras: Pentax K-5 II and Pentax K-5 IIs. Both of these DSLR cameras officially replaced the old camera Pentax K-5.
Main specifications of the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs

     Effective Resolution: 16.3 Megapixels
     Sensor: CMOS APSC (23.7 x 15.7 mm)
     Crop factor: 1.5x
     ISO: 100 to 12800 (up to 51200)
     File Format: JPEG, RAW 14 bits (PEF, DNG) and DCF 2.0
     Lens mount: Pentax KAF2
     Autofocus: contrast detect, phase detect, multi-area, single, continuous, face detect, live view
     LCD: 921 K dots, 3-inch TFT LCD.
     Viewfinder: 100% coverage, 0.92x magnification, pentaprisma
     Max shutter speed: 1/8000 sec, 30 sec minimum
     Built-in Flash: Yes
     Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, High speed, Rear curtain and Wireless
     Burst: 7 fps
     Memory cards: SD / SDHC / SDXC
     Video: 1080p full HD
     Image Stabilization: On Camera
     Resilience: Weather and Dust Resistant
Differences Between K-5 K-5 II and IIs

Like the Nikon D800 and Nikon D800s, both cameras are distinguished by the anti-aliasing filter is mounted in front of the sensor. Pentax K-5 camera filter IIs are anti aliasingnya removable so expect the images to be sharper and more detailed. Trend without anti-aliasing filter seems to be gaining strength in the future. While the Pentax K-5 II sold with anti-aliasing filter and is priced cheaper.
Availability and Pricing

Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs began commercially available in October 2012. The suggested retail price is approximately U.S. $ 1,200 for K-5 II and U.S. $ 1,300 for K-5 IIs. For those of you lovers and already have Pentax K mount lenses, or you are looking for DSLR cameras without anti aliasing filter and features great weather sealing, this camera is worth a consideration.

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