Pentax

Show all Pentax: Reviews News

Latest

Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling

Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling

By

Pentax has announced the Pentax MX-1 high-end compact, offering plenty of features for those who like a little more control over their photography. The Pentax MX-1 has a 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm in 35mm terms) with a maximum aperture of f/1.8. That's... >>

Best DSLR cameras available today

Best DSLR cameras available today

By

Whether it's for a Christmas present, a birthday present or time to treat yourself, you're going to need to know where to spend your hard-earned cash when shopping for the best DSLR cameras around. Now, we recognise at Pocket-lint that there's no one... >>

Pentax K-5 II & K-5 IIs pictures and hands-on

Pentax K-5 II & K-5 IIs pictures and hands-on

By

Pentax is that quiet force that bubbles away but doesn't usually make a huge fuss about its product launches, at least not in the UK. But we think it should: the original K-5 DSLR was an absolutely ace camera, arguably if not certainly the best in its... >>

Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on

Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on

By

The Pentax Q is an ultra-small interchangeable lens camera, and it's just about to get an update in the form of the Pentax Q10. Shown on the Pentax stand at Photokina 2012 - here snapped in a dashing red colour finish - the first thing that struck us... >>

Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

By

Every two years the major camera manufacturers all gather at a huge convention centre in Cologne, Germany, to show off their latest camera gear. The 2012 show ought to be a biggie, particularly after  natural disasters in 2011 put the brakes on production... >>

Pentax Q10 compact system camera now official

Pentax Q10 compact system camera now official

By

Pentax has announced a new mirrorless compact system camera, to expand its Q series range. The Pentax Q10 is described as super-compact and ultra-lightweight and sports an updated CMOS sensor over its predecessor, the Pentax Q. Subject of a leak earlier... >>

Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs refresh company's DSLR camera range

Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs refresh company's DSLR camera range

By

Pentax has put to bed all of the pre-release rumours and has announced details of the refresh to its K-5 DSLR camera that graced the back end of 2010. Coming in the guise of two separate models, the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs are nigh-on identical save... >>

Pentax Q10 compact system camera and K-5 IIs DSLR pictures in leak-athon

Pentax Q10 compact system camera and K-5 IIs DSLR pictures in leak-athon

By

Today's leaked camera images are not confined to Sony: press images of a couple of Pentax snappers have made it on to the web, via Japan. The Pentax Q10 is a mirrorless compact system camera which, from what we've seen so far, looks very tasty, especially... >>

Pentax X-5 superzoom unveiled, packs in 26x optical zoom

Pentax X-5 superzoom unveiled, packs in 26x optical zoom

By

The Pentax X-5 is the company's latest superzoom camera, and packs a big 26x optical zoom lens into a small, easy-to-transport body. The camera's lens starts at a super-wide 22.3mm wide-angle and extends through to a 580mm equivalent. Whether wide group... >>

Pentax K-30
4.5 stars

Pentax K-30

By

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... >>