Pentax K110D overview
Pentax K110D is Pentax's Entry-Level DSLR digital camera originally launched on May of 2006. It uses a 6 MegaPixel, CCD APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 3008 x 2008.
The K110D ranks at #78 out of 79 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras and all around #750 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can try out our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your customized criteria.
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Pentax K110D history
The Pentax K110D is part of a family of cameras. You can view the detailed list below.
Pentax K110D Gallery
You can look at the K110D from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Pentax K110D Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pros and cons of the Pentax K110D based on factors that are normally seen as useful in a digital camera.
Pentax K110D Sensor specs
The measurement of the sensor in the Pentax K110D is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor is able to resolve 3008 x 2008 pixels using aspect ratios of 3:2.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CCD sensor boasts 6MP and supports a standard ISO range of 200 - 3200. RAW format is supported which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below displays the K110D's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The K110D sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Pentax K110D dimensions
Pentax K110D weighs in at 1.29 lb (585g / 20.64 ounces) and the physical size of the camera is 129mm x 93mm x 70mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 2.8"). The weight of general Entry-Level DSLR camera is 538g so the Pentax K110D is very similar compared to various competitors.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Listed below is a pic of the Pentax K110D alongside a soda so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the K110D.
Pentax K110D Lens details
The K110D fits the Pentax KAF mount and has 94 lenses available for purchase. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the K110D.
Pentax K110D Connectivity
The K110D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer images and sometimes alter camera settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Several apps also enable a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external display. Many cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Pentax K110D Video details
Pentax K110D doesn't take video. In case you are wanting a digital camera to shoot just pictures, it might not be a problem.
Pentax K110D Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Pentax K110D so you have to be cautious in rainy or dusty situations.
Pentax K110D Screen and Viewfinder
The Pentax K110D houses a 2.5 inch fixed display having a resolution of 210 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specs regarding Pentax K110D are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 96%
- Magnification 0.57x
In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders will be very valuable.
Pentax K110D Shutter details
Pentax K110D is able to shoot continuously at 3.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Pentax K110D Flash and Hot shoe details
Pentax K110D has got both inbuilt flash and also external flash ability. The max flash sync speed is 1/180 sec.
Pentax K110D Autofocusing details
Pentax K110D has got both Phase Detect Autofocus along with Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier & accurate as compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
The Sensor boasts 11 focus points to select from. Pentax K110D comes with manual focusing in case it is needed for low light situations or you need more exact control on focusing.
Pentax K110D Battery life
The typical Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 592. Pentax K-x has got the highest (1900) battery life for this class of cameras.
Listed below is a list of Entry-Level DSLR cameras that have the strongest battery life:
Pentax K110D for varying styles of photography
The following illustration provides a overview of the Pentax K110D for varying styles of photography. To view more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Pentax K110D Portrait photography info
The Pentax K110D has a rating of 51 which is reasonable, and means the camera is reasonably suitable to use for portrait images. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files & ability to use off-camera flash.
Pentax K110D Street photography factors
Having a reasonable score of 56, the Pentax K110D is fairly adequate to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Pentax K110D as a Sports photography camera
A awful sports photography score of 39 indicates the Pentax K110D is not really suitable for photographing sports. A camera really should have very good tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Pentax K110D
Weight is super crucial in getting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Pentax K110D gets a modest 46 for a travel camera which makes it reasonably suitable to buy for your journeys.
Pentax K110D as a Landscape photography camera
For anybody planning to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the most vital aspect is going to be image quality. The Pentax K110D and it's reasonable score of 47 for a landscape camera is somewhat acceptable within the current market.
Vlogging with Pentax K110D
A vlogging camera should have a moving display screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Considering everything, the Pentax K110D is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a awful rating of 9.
Pentax K110D Alternatives
If you need replacements to the K110D, here is a list of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the category of Entry-Level DSLR.
The graph below provides you a summary of the K110D vs it's top scoring competitors listed earlier.
There are more cameras you may check out as alternate options. To go through a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.