The Pentax K-3 a professional DSLR which boasts a 24 megapixels CMOS sensor mounted on an incredibly versatile Shake-Reduction mechanism. This serves to stabilize all images, correct unintentional camera tilt, tilt-and-shift the view, clean the sensor and now – unique to the K-3 – simulate an anti-alias filter. The K-3 uses a high-speed processor to shoot continuously at 8.3 FPS and a new 27-point SAFOX XI autofocus system with tracking features.
An extensive review of the Pentax K-3 just got published at Neocamera. Of particular interest to existing Pentax owners, this review covers in great details changes between the K-5 IIs and K-3, the first DSLR sold under the Ricoh brand. While the brand has changed, the K-3 clearly shows its Pentax DNA and retains nearly every functions of previous generations.
Image-quality of this DSLR can be seen in the gallery of full-resolution images published with the Pentax K-3 review. Check them out and be sure not to miss the anti-alias simulator demo and comparisons between the K-3 and both the Pentax K-5 IIs and Nikon D610 to see how state of the art APS-C and full-frame sensors compare.