New Colours For the Pentax K-r

The Pentax K-r is now available in five new colours.

17/06/2011 - 10:03


Pentax k-r

Pentax is pleased to announce 5 new colours for its multi-award winning K-r DSLR.

Yellow, pink, blue, purple and metal chocolate are the new colours which will be added to the range which already features black, white and red models. The new colours will be available to purchase in a standard K-r kit which includes the K-r body plus a DA-L 18-55mm lens.

In addition to its colourful and modern design, the PENTAX K-r is packed with superb features and functions including:

  • 12.4 Megapixel CMOS sensor - 23.6 x 15.8mm
  • High-speed PRIME II Imaging Engine
  • Sensitivity range: ISO 100 to 25 600.
  • 6 fps high-speed continuous shooting
  • Shutter speed: 1/6000 sec max.
  • CMOS-shift Shake Reduction, compatible with all PENTAX lenses
  • SAFOX IX AF sensor with 11 selectable points
  • 3-inch wide angle LCD screen, 921 000 dots
  • HD compatible video recording (1280x720 pixels, 25 fps)
  • Live View with magnified view, face detection and contrast AF
  • Dust Removal mechanism
  • Dynamic Range Enhancement (high and low light correction)
  • Numerous creative functions including: Digital Filters, Auto-Picture, Custom Image and Cross Process modes, HDR function
  • Compact and lightweight body: 12.5cm wide. Weight 525g (body only).)
  • Power supply: either Li-ion battery or AA batteries (optional adapter required)

The 5 new K-r colours will be available in July 2011, at the RRP of £529.99.


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5 years
Link Posted 17/06/2011 - 17:42
Shame no Camouflage. Obviously not many wildlife togs in Japan!



7 years
Link Posted 18/06/2011 - 15:25
"Metal chocolate"? My teeth ache just thinking about that one.
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4 years
Link Posted 19/06/2011 - 19:13
Oi! Where's the RED?!?!?

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4 years
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Link Posted 20/06/2011 - 20:25
Opethian wrote:
Oi! Where's the RED?!?!?

Red is mentioned as one of the earlier colour choices. Are people actually buying these weird colours? I suppose they must be as the range is being extended.



3 years
Link Posted 19/11/2011 - 12:24
Opethian wrote:
Oi! Where's the RED?!?!?

the red is cool, i saw the red one whilst on holiday and decided i wanted a camera like, but alsa i am only getting the black version of the KR and cant wait

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