Its resolution is staggering, but there is much more to the 51.4-million-pixel Pentax 645Z medium-format digital camera. Richard Sibley finds out what it is like to use in our Pentax 645Z review

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Pentax 645Z

Features:
Build/Handling:
Metering:
Autofocus:
AWB Colour:
Dynamic Range:
LCD viewfinder:

Pros:

  • 51.4-million-pixel CMOS sensor with no AA filter
  • Excellent value, used manual-focus 645 lenses available
  • Cheaper than the medium-format competition

Cons:

  • Weighs 1,470g
  • AF could be a little faster

Product:

Pentax 645Z Review

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£6,800.00
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Pentax 645Z Review – Full Specification

Details

Sensor:51.4-million-pixel, 44 x 33mm CMOS sensor
Output size:8256 x 6192 pixels
Focal length mag:0.8x
Lens mount:Pentax 645AF2
Shutter speeds:30-1/4000
ISO:100-204,800
Metering system:86,000-pixel RGB sensor
Exposure compensation:+/-5EV in 1/3 EV steps
Drive mode:3fps
LCD:Tiltable 3.2in, 1/04-million dots
Viewfinder:Keplerian telescopic trapezoid prism finder
AF points:27 (25 cross-type)
Video:1920 x 1080 pixels at 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p
External mic:Yes
Memory card:SD/SDHC/SDXC or Flucards
Power:Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery D-LI90
Dimensions:117 x 156 x 123mm
Weight:1,470g
  1. 1. Pentax 645Z Review - Introduction
  2. 2. Build and Handling
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Resolution, Dynamic Range and Noise
  5. 5. Verdict
  6. 6. First Look
  7. 7. Pentax 645Z Review – Full Specification
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