Firmware Upgrades For Pentax K-7 and K-x: Now SDXC compatibility

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New firmware updates for the K-7 and K-x form pentax. K-5 DSLR got an upgrade already so now firmware updates for next two model. The new Firmware update the cameras tout SDXC card compatibility, increasing memory, but failing to follow through on speed. Pentax notes transfer rates won’t hit UHS. Despite the company’s Japanese website listing the K-7 as a discontinued product, the camera also gets increased video editing functions in playback mode also improved image sharpening settings etc.

Pentax K-7 14.6 MP Digital

Pentax K-7 14.6 MP Digital SLR with Shake Reduction and 720p HD Video:

Product Features:

* High-resolution, 14.6-megapixel CMOS sensor; compact, magnesium alloy body
* Body only; lenses sold separately
* Weather resistant, dustproof, and coldproof (14 degrees F, -10 degrees C)
* Fast 5.2 fps shooting with the new PRIME II Image processing engine; top shutter speed of 1/8000 sec freezes even the fastest action in well-lit settings
* 3-inch LCD; Live View mode, with contrast AF, Face Detection, and optional histogram, grid, and bright/dark area display
* Capture images to SD/SDHC memory cards (not included)

Technical Details:

* Brand Name: Pentax
* Model: K-7
* Optical Sensor Resolution: 14.6 MP
* Optical Sensor Technology: CMOS
* Optical Sensor Size: 15.6 x 23.4mm
* Included Flash Type: Pop-up flash
* Display Size: 3 inches
* Light Sensitivity: ISO auto, ISO 100-3200, ISO 6400
* Image types: JPEG, RAW
* Shooting Modes: Frame movie mode
* Viewfinder Type: Optical
* Width: 5.2 inches
* Depth: 2.8 inches
* Height: 3.8 inches
* Weight: 1.5 pounds

Pentax K-x 12.4 MP Digital SLR with 2.7-inch LCD and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL and 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED Lenses:
Product Features:

* 12.4-megapixel CMOS sensor with Pentax Shake Reduction; HDR image capture
* Kit includes 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL and 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED lenses
* Capture widescreen HD 720p video at 24fps; 2.7-inch LCD with autofocus and Face Detection Live View
* 4.7fps capture rate with 1/6000 sec max shutter speed; 11-point wide-angle autofocus
* Powered by AA lithium batteries; capture images and video to SD/SDHC memory (not included)

Technical Details:

* Brand Name: Pentax
* Model: K-x 18-55mm & 50-200mm Kit
* Optical Sensor Resolution: 12.4 MP
* Optical Sensor Technology: CMOS
* Optical zoom: 3 x
* Maximum Aperture Range: F/3.5-5.6
* Minimum focal length: 18 millimeters
* Maximum focal length: 55 millimeters
* Lens Type: Zoom lens
* Optical Sensor Size: 15.8 x 23.6mm
* Included Flash Type: Pop-up flash
* Display Size: 2.7 inches
* Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO auto (200-6400), ISO 200-6400, ISO 12800
* Image types: JPEG, RAW
* Exposure Control Type: Candle, Night snapshot, Night scene with portrait, Kids, Landscape, Portrait mode, Stage, Action, Macro, Museum, Surf & snow, Pet, Food, Night scene, Sunset
* Viewfinder Type: Optical
* Width: 4.8 inches
* Depth: 2.7 inches
* Height: 3.6 inches
* Weight: 1.1 pounds
That’s all about the Pentax K-7 and K-x camera. This both camera are available in You can directly Order or Buy form here. And for Update the source links given below.
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