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Pentax releases K-x firmware update version 1.01

Pentax releases firmware version 1.01 for the K-x digital SLR camera. This update offers the following improvements:
• Improved accuracy of Battery Level Indicator under specific conditions and improved stability for general performance
• Added three kinds of particular effect shooting function (Pre-set 1,2 and 3) on [Cross Processing]
• Added assignment of Cross Processing function to the green button
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Check-out the Pentax K-x digital SLR specifications & reviewsGoto to the Pentax K-x firmware download page


PENTAX K-x HIGHLIGHTS

The PENTAX K-x offers photographic performance that challenges higher class DSLR models and offers several features that set this camera apart in the entry-level category:

• High resolution 12.4 megapixel CMOS image sensor features sensor-shift Shake Reduction for stabilized image and video capture up to 4 stops max.

• Large 2.7 inch LCD features Live View with contrast, phase difference, and Face Detection autofocus (up to 16 faces).

• Widescreen HD video capture in full 720p resolution (1280x720) at 24 FPS cinematic framerate, using any PENTAX 35mm lens.

• Creative processing and filter modes produce high quality finished images, while offering the ability to explore artistic freedom through unique special effects.

• True High Dynamic Range (HDR) image capture blends 3 bracketed images into a single picture with outstanding shadow, highlight, and midrange detail.

• Fast 4.7 FPS capture speed and 1/6000 second maximum shutter speeds are possible with the PENTAX PRIME II image processing engine.

• Powerful automatic modes, including PENTAX Auto Picture and scene modes, ensure the perfect shot in any situation, while helping new photographers learn DSLR photography.

• Responsive 11 point wide angle SAFOX VIII autofocus system focuses quickly and accurately, and can easily track moving subjects.

• Captures up to 1900 shots with universally available, easy-to-find AA lithium batteries (also compatible with AA NiMH rechargeable and alkaline batteries).

All combined, the PENTAX K-x is the perfect camera for new digital SLR camera users as well as an ideal backup camera for more experienced photographers.

Additional information: Check-out the Pentax K-x digital SLR specifications & reviews
December 3, 2009
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