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Pentax Optio I-10 looks like a DSLR, forgets DSLR specs

Pentax Optio I-10 looks like a DSLR, forgets DSLR specs

By 25 January 2010

Pentax has confirmed the launch of a retro designed SLR shaped digital compact camera called the Optio I-10. The device, which takes its cue from Olympus' Pen E-P1, will offer a white retro case, offer a 12-megapixel sensor and sport a 5x optical zoom... >>

Pentax K-x DSLR camera
4 out of 5

Pentax K-x DSLR camera

By 25 November 2009

With a design based on its previous starter model in the Pentax K-m, and some trickle down features from the higher end K7, the new K-x in offering 12.4 effective megapixels from a 12.9-megapixel CMOS sensor should in theory offer a best of both worlds’... >>

Pentax K-x DSLR camera

Pentax K-x DSLR camera

By 18 September 2009

Pentax announced the launch of the K-x digital SLR camera on Thursday morning and by nightfall we'd bagged a model to get down and dirty with. The new camera, which unfortunately we weren't able to use for any sample shots, is small, solid and light in... >>

Pentax K-x entry-level digital SLR announced

Pentax K-x entry-level digital SLR announced

By 17 September 2009

Pentax has announced the launch of the K-x digital SLR camera. The claim is that the new snapper combines a variety of advanced features and user-friendly functions in a compact, lightweight body. Priced at £600 for the camera and a 18-55mm lens, the... >>

Pentax X70 digital camera
3.5 out of 5

Pentax X70 digital camera

By 16 September 2009

The Pentax X70 is a 12 megapixel, DSLR-styled digital camera notable chiefly for the whopping 24x optical zoom bolted on the front. The theory is that, with the broad focal range on offer (26-624mm in 35mm terms), the X70 will be all the camera that most... >>

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera
4 out of 5

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera

By 11 August 2009

In my 20-odd years reviewing camera gear, it’s fair to say Pentax has consistently built excellent cameras and while their market share might not be what their kit deserves, the introduction of the new Pentax K-7 is typical of the company: a feature-rich... >>

Pentax Optio WS80 and W80 cameras

Pentax Optio WS80 and W80 cameras

By 6 August 2009

Pentax's Optio WS80 joins the W80 in its "rugged" range of compact cameras. We managed to get our hands on both, and chucked them about a bit as a test. They emerged unscathed, you'll be pleased to hear. The WS80 comes in four colours, and the W80 comes... >>

Pentax Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

Pentax Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

By 6 August 2009

If you're dead keen on getting a Pentax Optio P80 or E80, but you just want to check whether or not it'll go with your winter wardrobe, then you're in the right place. We were lucky enough to get hands-on with both models, to see the E80's extra-large... >>

Pentax reveals Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

Pentax reveals Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

By 6 August 2009

Pentax has unveiled a couple of compact cameras - the Optio P80 and the Optio E80. The P80 is a mid-range, slimline model, whereas the E80 aims at the "value" end of the spectrum. Starting with the E80, it has a 10-megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom and... >>

Pentax launches Optio WS80 digital camera

Pentax launches Optio WS80 digital camera

By 6 August 2009

Pentax has added to its range of digital cameras with the release of the Optio WS80, which joins the W80 in the "rugged" camp. Well, it's loitering near the entrance of the camp, anyway, because it's not full "Chuck Norris" rugged, like its S-bereft brother.... >>