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Hot on the heels of the K200D, the new top-of-the-line K20D is Pentax’s 10th D-SLR, and it’s worthy of the honor. Featuring a new 14.6-megapixel CMOS sensor and live viewing on its 2.7-inch LCD monitor, the K20D builds on the features that made the K10D an excellent choice for outdoor photography: rugged, dustproof and weather-resistant construction; a built-in sensor-shift Shake Reduction system that works with all lenses; an effective dust-control system; a high-performance Pentax PRIME imaging engine; 3 fps shooting and more.
Image Sensor: 14.6-megapixel (effective) CMOS
Resolution: 4672 x 3104 pixels
Sensor Size: 23.4×15.6mm; 1.5x
AF System: 11-point AF System
Shutter Speeds: 1⁄4000 to 30 sec., X-sync up to 1⁄180 sec.
ISO Settings: 100-6400
Continuous Firing Mode: 3 fps
Recording Format: JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Metering: 16-segment multi-pattern, spot, center-weighted
Storage Media: SD, SDHC
Dimensions: 5.6×4.0x2.8 inches
Weight: 25.2 ounces
Power Source: D-LI50 rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Estimated Street Price: $1,299
Contact: Pentax Imaging, (800) 877-0155, www.pentaximaging.com