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Pentax Optio W90 waterproof camera debuts

Pentax Optio W90 waterproof camera debuts

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Pentax has announced a new digital camera within its waterproof range, the Pentax W90, for those planning on getting wet.The new camera will, as was the case with its predecessor, be waterproof, shockproof and dustproof and improve on previous models... >>

Pentax X90 brings 26x zoom to the safari

Pentax X90 brings 26x zoom to the safari

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Pentax has launched a new 12-megapixel, 26x optical zoom camera, the Pentax X90, hoping to appeal to those who don't want to get too close to the action.The new model, launched at PMA in California, gives you the equivalent of a 26mm wide angle to 676mm... >>

First Look: Pentax Optio I-10 digital camera
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First Look: Pentax Optio I-10 digital camera

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The Pentax Optio I-10 is the latest compact camera to come out from Pentax and stands out from the crowd not because of a higher than average megapixel count, or smile technology, but because it offers a retro design similar to Pentax's Auto 110 film... >>

Pentax I-10 digital camera hands on

Pentax I-10 digital camera hands on

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Pentax's latest camera offering, the Pentax Optio I-10, is a rather retro-looking compact camera that pays homage to the classic DSLR shape, but without any DSLR features. Just 2 days after its official announcement we've already got back in time to... >>

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

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

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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
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Pentax K-x DSLR camera

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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 entry-level digital SLR announced

Pentax K-x entry-level digital SLR announced

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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
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Pentax X70 digital camera

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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
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Pentax K-7 DSLR camera

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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 reveals Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

Pentax reveals Optio P80 and E80 compact cameras

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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

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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.... >>

Pentax Optio W80 camera plays tough card

Pentax Optio W80 camera plays tough card

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Pentax has launched its latest waterproof camera promising to let you "go boldly where none have gone before." Called the Optio W80, the update to the W60 will be more adventure-proof than ever, according to Pentax, and be waterproof, dustproof, coldproof,... >>

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera becomes official

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera becomes official

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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... >>

Pentax X70 digital camera

Pentax X70 digital camera

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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

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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 announces E70 camera for beginners

Pentax announces E70 camera for beginners

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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

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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
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Pentax K-m digital camera

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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... >>