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Pentax K-30
4.5 stars

Pentax K-30

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We love new tech here at Pocket-lint, but sometimes companies can get a little carried away. Take Pentax: its Q system confounded and the K-01, despite its great image quality, just lacked sense. What with so many decent competitor cameras making it to... >>

Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on

Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on

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The Pentax Optio LS465 continues the trend of offering owners the chance to customise their compact camera and Pocket-lint's had a quick hands-on play with the camera ahead of it going in shops in the UK in the next couple of weeks.Priced at £89.99 the... >>

Pentax Optio WG-2
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio WG-2

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The Pentax Optio WG-2 is a waterproof compact camera that stands out from the crowd. It comes in two variants: here we're reviewing the model without the GPS.The waterproof compact camera market is now well populated, providing plenty of choice for those... >>

Pentax Optio LS465 camera offers compact customisability, at little cost

Pentax Optio LS465 camera offers compact customisability, at little cost

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The Pentax Optio LS465 continues the trend of offering owners the chance to customise their compact camera.Like last year's Pentax Optio RS1500, the Optio LS465 features a clear removable front cover, so you can change the front design of the camera to... >>

Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR

Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR

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Pentax is expanding its line-up of DSLR cameras, with the introduction of the mid-level Pentax K-30.The Pentax K-30 will offer photographers a compact and lightweight DSLR with the benefit of weather proofing, as seen on the existing K-5 and K-7 models.... >>

Pentax K-01
3.0 stars

Pentax K-01

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The Pentax K-01 first fell into Pocket-Lint’s hands back in February this year, where we were left more than a little perplexed about what this mirrorless camera was all about.Acclaimed designer Marc Newson is at the helm of this latest design, though... >>

Pentax Optio VS20
3.0 stars

Pentax Optio VS20

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Buy a battery grip for your professional or semi pro digital SLR and it will come with a second set of essential controls to one side near the base, including an additional shutter-release button. That’s because grip and body make for a big and bulky... >>

Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera

Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera

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Pentax has announced a brace of new tough cameras, the Pentax Optio WG2 and the Optio WG2-GPS, which pack in a host of features for those that like to abuse their pocket camera.Not only does the WG2 look like it has been designed for Batman, but it is... >>

Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video)

Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video)

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More leaky than a Welsh field with paper watering pipes, the Pentax K-01 has entered the realms of officialdom, ending weeks of speculation.Pentax joins the compact system camera game and will take on the likes of the Fujifilm X-Pro1, but has an ace up... >>

Pentax K-01 compact system camera pictures leaked

Pentax K-01 compact system camera pictures leaked

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There have been rumours that Pentax is about to join the compact system camera race floating around for a few weeks now, but we've now seen evidence for ourselves that this is true. Pictures of the new mirrorless snapper, the Pentax K-01, have appeared... >>

Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist

Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist

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Pentax has announced a new compact travel zoom camera with a twist. Or rather, it's a camera that likes a twist, as the new Pentax Optio VS20 offers two shutter buttons. A feature found on top-level professional DSLR cameras, the Pentax Optio VS20 offers... >>

Pentax K-01 compact system camera to offer APS-C sensor?

Pentax K-01 compact system camera to offer APS-C sensor?

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Pextax is set to join the compact system camera race, if rumours are to be believed. Named as the Pentax K-01, this compact system/mirrorless camera, like the recent Fujifilm X-Pro1, will feature an APS-C sized sensor.The Pentax K-01 will feature the... >>

Pentax Q
3.5 stars

Pentax Q

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Pentax’s Q certainly puts the "compact" into Compact System Camera. But it this mini interchangeable lens system a worthy purchase?The Pentax Q enters the photographic market at a time of change. Most manufacturers now have a mirrorless interchangeable... >>

Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party

Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party

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Pentax has taken on the likes of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 with its latest ultra-zoom compact camera; the Pentax Optio RZ18.Boasting an effective megapixel count of 16 and a 18x optical zoom, the body may be compact but the hardware is anything but.... >>

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

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The world has been slightly stunned since Pentax announced the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera back in June but Pocket-lint found out the true meaning of the word when we saw it in the flesh while doing our best not to crush... >>

Pentax Optio RS1500
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio RS1500

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Setting yourself apart for the mass of compact cameras on the market can be something of a challenge. The Pentax Optio RS1500 looks to solve this problem with the option for customising the faceplate to make it unique. But does this compact point and... >>

Limited edition Pentax 645D announced

Limited edition Pentax 645D announced

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Pentax has announced a special red lacquer version of its 40-megapixel 645D medium format camera. The limited edition was created after the 645D went and won the Camera GP 2011 camera of the year award.  The 645D is similar to that of Hasselblad's digital... >>

Ricoh looking to expand camera business buys Pentax

Ricoh looking to expand camera business buys Pentax

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The company that owns Pentax, the Hoya Corporation, has sold the imaging part of the business to camera maker Ricoh for £77m (¥10b Yen) the two companies confirmed today.That might seems a a massive drop from the ¥100b the company paid for Pentax... >>

Pentax launches special Optio WG1-GPS in Shiny Orange

Pentax launches special Optio WG1-GPS in Shiny Orange

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Pentax's GPS equipped invinci-cam has just taken a trip to the tanning salon and returned a shiny shade of orange. The compact consists of an aluminium alloy front panel combined with gunmetal grey hardy rubber. The WG1-GPS is designed to be thrown about... >>

Pentax Q incoming: Pocket-size interchangeable lens camera lands

Pentax Q incoming: Pocket-size interchangeable lens camera lands

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Pentax has announced the Pentax Q - a device it is describing as "the world’s smallest and lightest digital interchangeable-lens camera system".Packing a new Q mount system that has a diameter 6mm shorter than the K mount, the new system eradicates... >>

Pentax Optio S1
3.0 stars

Pentax Optio S1

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Looking for an inexpensive bauble with which to turn heads every time you take a snap? Photography stalwart Pentax is better known for practicality than trend setting, yet recent(ish) pocket snapshots including the Optio I-10 and RS1000 have bucked... >>

Pentax K-r colour range brightens up your day

Pentax K-r colour range brightens up your day

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Pentax, never one to shy away from wacky design mods for its cameras, has unleashed a colourful assortment of new versions of its Pentax K-r DSL.The 10 "unique" designs look like the cameras of your acid-trips, and includes the Tower Records inspired... >>

Pentax Optio RS1500 lets you show your fickle side

Pentax Optio RS1500 lets you show your fickle side

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Pentax has updated its Optio RS1000 with the Pentax Optio RS1500, bringing with it a more simplified mechanism for changing the front.As you may recall, the Pentax Optio RS1000 offered users the chance to add colour and pizazz to the front of the camera... >>