LCD and Viewfinder
Pentax 645Z has a Tilting 3.2″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. The Pentax 645Z's 3.2″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
645Z has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 98% and a magnification ratio of 0.85x. 98% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
Pentax 645Z can shoot continuously at max speed of 3 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately 645Z doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Pentax 645Z features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 27 points to choose from.
Pentax 645Z also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Pentax 645Z, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60i,50i,30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Pentax 645Z will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
645Z has a built-in Mono microphone and a Stereo speaker. Pentax 645Z also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect 645Z to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) port.
Battery Pentax 645Z is powered by D-LI90 battery which provides a shooting life of 650 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 885 shots, Pentax 645Z has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend 645Z owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon D3X with its 4400shots is the model with longest battery life among Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Pentax 645Z vs Nikon D3X or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Pentax 645Z Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Pentax 645Z is $5,496.95