Ricoh’s Pentax KP Weatherproof DSLR with Extreme Low-Light Shooting Capability launched, which is designed specifically for night photography. Pentax KP is a compact and portable APS-DSLR, which will go on sale from February 25 for $1,100 (approximately Rs. 74,800).
President of company said, “We designed the Pentax KP to appeal to the world’s most discerning outdoor photographers, who will appreciate its rich and powerful feature set and rugged, compact design, whether they are shooting a landscape on a trek in Patagonia or capturing an eclipse”
Pentax KP Weatherproof DSLR a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor with a 27-point autofocus system and the company claimed that it is the first Pentax APS-C camera to have the Shake Reduction II system with is essentially a 5-axis image stabilization system. The camera’s exterior is dust proof and weather-sealed and can withstand temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius.
Pentax KP Weatherproof DSLR specifications include an electronic shutter speed of 1/24000 second; burst shooting of 7fps; 1080p video recording; vertical-tilt 3-inch LCD display, built-in Wi-Fi, and compatibility with Pextax’s DA-series lenses.
The KP features a real-time scene analysis system that’ supposed to analyses factors like brightness distribution in the image field and the subject’s primary colour and motion. It then uses deep learning technology to assess the scene more accurately and sets the appropriate exposure setting.