From MIKA's post this morning:
At 1.4 pounds and 5.1 ?ù 3.6 ?ù 2.8 inches, the K100D is one of the lightest, smallest digital SLRs. Despite its diminutive dimensions, it makes room for a comfortable handgrip, large control buttons and knobs, and a generous 2.5-inch LCD screen.
Got jittery hands? Gyroscopic sensors detect camera shake and send signals to magnets inside the K100D. The magnets stabilize the free-floating image sensor plate to counteract your motion, keeping the CCD still while the camera body moves around it.
A custom image processor effectively eliminates most pixel noise ÔÇô those fuzzy-looking artifacts caused by amplifying weak light signals. But the chip is slower than others at processing photos and getting the camera ready for its next shot.
Many SLRs come with a low-end lens to get you started, but the PentaxÔÇÖs included 18- to 55-mm lens captures razor-sharp pics with minimal geometric distortion, the common bending of straight lines at wide-angle settings.
COMMON CARDS, CELLS
Just like your entry-level pocket cam, the K100D accepts SD cards. (But they arenÔÇÖt included.) The K100D also takes a lithium-ion battery or four AAs, so you can substitute disposables when your planet- and money-saving rechargeables run dry.