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Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

By 16 September 2012

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 10 September 2012

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 10 September 2012

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 10 September 2012

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 22 August 2012

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 out of 5

Pentax K-30

By 8 August 2012

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

By 6 July 2012

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... >>

Hands-on: Pentax K-30 review

Hands-on: Pentax K-30 review

By 6 July 2012

Pentax announced the Pentax K-30 DSLR back in May, but now, just ahead of the UK launch, we've managed to grab some hands-on time with the new weatherproof camera to see what all the fuss is about ahead of a full review of a final production sample in... >>

Pentax Optio WG-2
3.5 out of 5

Pentax Optio WG-2

By 24 May 2012

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

By 21 May 2012

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... >>