Pentax K-70

Released June, 2016
  • 24 MP
  • APS-C 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Pentax K-70

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Pentax K-70
6 fps
K-3 II
8.3 fps
Pentax K-3
8.3 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Pentax K-70
410 photos
1,110 photos
K-5 IIs
980 photos

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 24 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C
Area 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x
Pixel size 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 102,400 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 11
Supports continuous Yes


Viewfinder mirror Opaque
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Pentaprism
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.95x
Viewfinder size 0.62x


Max continuous shooting 6 fps
Battery life 410 photos
Continuous shooting 6 fps


Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack 3.5mm


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/5999 s

form factor

Size 126 x 93 x 74 mm
Thickness 74 mm
Weight 688 g
Is weather sealed Yes


Includes a GPS Yes
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift
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