Pentax K-m compact lightweight entry level digital SLR

Pentax announced the launch of the Pentax K-m digital SLR camera. Designed primarily for entry level digital SLR photographers, Pentax K-m offers simplified, user-friendly operation, and an easy-to-maneuver compact, lightweight body. The Pentax K-m combines a large, high-performance CCD image sensor (23.5mm by 15.7mm) with the sophisticated Prime (Pentax Real Image Engine) as its imaging engine. With its approximately 10.2 effective megapixels, it produces beautiful, fine-detailed images with subtle gradations and delicate texture description. The PENTAX K-m features a large 2.7-inch color LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 dots on its back panel. This monitor’s wide-view design allows the photographer to check the on-screen image from approximately 170 degrees both vertically and horizontally.

Pentax K-m DSLR features a host of advanced features and sophisticated functions — including the innovative in-body Shake Reduction mechanism — to assist the photographer. The compact lightweight Pentax K-m DSLR measures 122.5x 91.5 x 67.5 mm, weigh 625g (loaded and ready with alkaline battery and SD memory card). The camera uses SD, SDHC memory card.