The Pentax K20D SLR Digital Camera provides the perfect combination of advanced SLR functions and ease-of-use features to satisfy the photo enthusiast and professional photographer. The 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor offers superior image resolution with maximum control over noise, and the sensor-shift Shake Reduction system is compatible with any Pentax lens ever produced, including the latest SDM lenses.
The camera's advanced 16-segment metering and 11-point AF, with 9 cross sensors, ensure perfectly exposed and focused images, and unique exposure modes, such as hyper-program, Sv and TAv, offer greater shooting versatility along with fully customizable features and advanced functions for advanced photographers. All of these impressive features are controlled by the camera's PRIME image processing engine, which maximizes image properties and allows custom adjustment of image parameters. Plus the customizable features for shooters who demand complete control include the Expanded Dynamic Range function that allows users to gain more contrast/detail in bright settings and Custom Image modes, with six preset options, offer superior control of how the PRIME processor develops images.
Dust Reduction and Dust Alert features eliminate the need of time consuming retouching, and the camera's 2.7 inch high resolution, wide view LCD monitor of the K20D gives a Live View of your subject for more precise composition by allowing the photographer to see the image on the camera's back panel LCD monitor while shooting. And all of these features are contained in a dependable dust-proof, weather-resistant body that allows photographers to shoot anytime, anywhere, even in dusty or rainy environments.
The Included Pentax smc P-DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL is the perfect complement to a digital Pentax SLR camera, providing an angle-of-view equivalent to a 27.5 - 84mm lens in the 35mm format. The aspherical optical elements in this lens contribute to a reduction in size and weight of the lens and offer effective correction of the unwanted aberrations often found in wide-angle lenses, and like all Pentax lenses, it is treated with an smc coating for maximum light transmission, sharp definition, and high contrast images.