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Pentax K-7 DSLR camera becomes official

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera becomes official

By 20 May 2009

Pentax has confirmed that it is launching a new mid-range DSLR camera to go up against the Nikon D5000 and Canon 500D. The new model, called the Pentax K-7 will include several new user-friendly features, including video recording, high dynamic range... >>

Limited edition olive green Pentax K-m announced

Limited edition olive green Pentax K-m announced

By 24 March 2009

If you're not sure about having your camera in black, what about a different colour. Following the company showing off a crystal covered K-m model at last year's Photokina, Pentax has announced a limited edition olive green version of its entry-level... >>

Pentax X70 digital camera

Pentax X70 digital camera

By 5 March 2009

Pentax has launched the X70 superzoom digital camera, a bridge cam which boasts a 24x optical zoom lens and wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage and Pocket-lint was at PMA to bring you a gallery of images in person. With 12 megapixels, SLR-like styling... >>

Pentax announces superzoom X70

Pentax announces superzoom X70

By 2 March 2009

Pentax has launched the X70 superzoom digital camera, a bridge cam which boasts a 24x optical zoom lens and wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. With 12 megapixels, SLR-like styling and flexible exposure modes, the Pentax X70 is being aimed at intermediate... >>

Pentax launches Optio E70L

Pentax launches Optio E70L

By 2 February 2009

Pentax has announced the launch of the Pentax Optio E70L, describing it as an "entry-level compact ideal for first-time users looking for an affordable and easy-to-use camera". The E70L gets a 10.1-megapixel CCD and a 3x optical zoom (equal to 32-96 mm... >>

Pentax announces E70 camera for beginners

Pentax announces E70 camera for beginners

By 6 January 2009

Pentax has announced another compact camera to be added to the Optio range, in the shape of the E70. Featuring large control buttons and an easy user interface with larger icons, the E70 is aimed at those who may be new to digital cameras. Although the... >>

Pentax announces P70 compact camera

Pentax announces P70 compact camera

By 6 January 2009

Pentax has announced the new Optio P70 compact camera. The basic specs of the new model include a 4x optical zoom, 12-megapixels and an easy-to-view 2.7-inch colour LCD, all wrapped up in a ultra-thin metallic shell. Looking a little further, you'll also... >>

Pentax K-m digital camera review
4 out of 5

Pentax K-m digital camera review

By 29 December 2008

Pentax’s pared down DSLR, the K-m, is a DSLR for beginners; those trading up from a compact, say, but wanting a less complicated experience. And as such, it does - pretty much - exactly what it says on the tin. However, is that simplicity a step to... >>

Pentax launches limited edition white K-m kits

Pentax launches limited edition white K-m kits

By 17 December 2008

Pentax has announced the launch of limited edition versions of its K-m entry level DSLR that sees the camera getting a snow-white makeover. The camera is available to purchase as part of two unique kit combinations – the K-m White kit, which includes... >>

Pentax K-m DSLR gets blinged

Pentax K-m DSLR gets blinged

By 25 September 2008

Following on from the launch of the Pentax K-m digital SLR on the 22 September, Pentax has asked design agency Bling My Thing to jazz the DSLR up a bit and here is the result. Covered in Swarovski crystals, the move apparently is to show that the new... >>