The *istDS is one of the smallest and lightest digital SLR cameras on the market today ? even more compact and lightweight than the PENTAX *istD. Despite its compact body, it assures outstanding image quality, thanks mainly to its 6.1 effective megapixels and PENTAX-original image processing technology. It is designed to be compatible with most PENTAX interchangeable lenses ? both new and old ? to meet a wide range of applications and maximize freedom of visual creativity.
This kit includes the smc PENTAX-DA Zoom 18mm-55mm F3.5-F5.6 AL lens. Exclusively designed for PENTAX digital SLR cameras including the PENTAX *ist DS SLR, the PENTAX-DA Zoom 18-55 lens is portable and affordable to ensure comfortable, well-balanced operations. This compact, lightweight standard zoom lens features an image circle to match the camera?s large 23.5mm x 15.7mm image sensor.