Pentax’s full-frame K-1 Mark II has a ridiculous ISO range

Pentax has unveiled the 36.4-megapixel K-1 Mark II DSLR, the successor to its first full-frame, the K-1. The new model hasn't changed much, apart from one outstanding new feature. Thanks to a new "accelerator unit" for its Prime IV image processor, t…
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Pentax’s new K-1 Mark II camera can shoot at up to ISO 819,200

Ricoh announced a new camera yesterday: the Pentax K-1 Mark II 35 mm DSLR. It’s a refreshed version of the original Pentax K-1 that was released in 2016. (For those who are still using the original Pentax K-1, Ricoh is offering a limited time deal to upgrade the older camera’s circuit board and logo with the new Mark II’s functions and logo. At the cost of $ 550, customers can upgrade their older gear from May 21st to September 30th this year.)

The new camera has the same 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor, but it now has an accelerator unit and Prime IV image processor, which both help produce higher-resolution photos in low-light. Ricoh claims the new Penta K-1 Mark II can shoot in ISOs as high as 819,200. It can also capture full HD…

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