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Pentax Optio W30 digital camera
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Pentax Optio W30 digital camera

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Pentax are not the only manufacturer making robust, water and dust proofed cameras, Pentax seemingly vying with Olympus, the other notable maker building digital compacts that can be used in all weathers or underwater without a housing. The latest Pentax... >>

HD video straight to DVD with the Canon HR10

HD video straight to DVD with the Canon HR10

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The Canon HR10 will give users the power to record stunning 1080i High Definition movies straight to regular 8cm DVDs, make Standard Definition (SD) videos for playback on a normal TV, and shoot high resolution stills. To watch HD movies, the camcorder... >>

Pentax A30 digital camera
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Pentax A30 digital camera

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If you've just bought an A20, sorry to break the news, Pentax has updated it with the A30 complete with 10 megapixels and a host of other features for under £200. Can Pentax be the first manufacturer to break the 10 megapixel compact imaging problem?... >>

Pentax Optio T30 digital camera
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Pentax Optio T30 digital camera

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No sooner as Pentax released the Optio T20, the company has upgraded the camera to the Optio T30. The new model still sports the large 3-inch touchscreen as before with a slight working to the design with the addition of more curves and a slimmer approach... >>

Pentax Optio M30 digital camera
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Pentax Optio M30 digital camera

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Pentax launched this, the Optio M30 along with the (already tested) budget, Optio E30 at the recent PMA show in Vegas and it arrives with a 7.1-megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens and slim line styling that makes it eminently pocketable. The silver... >>

Pentax Optio E30 digital camera
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Pentax Optio E30 digital camera

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The Optio E30 is a thoroughbred budget model but with a resolution remarkable at this price and unheard of only a couple of years ago. Key features include a nice 36-108mm 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.4-inch colour screen, 3-point AF system, SDHC and SD... >>

Pentax Optio W30 digital camera launched

Pentax Optio W30 digital camera launched

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Water sports fans looking for a digital camera to use by the beach or the poolside have just been thrown a new option without the need for a bulky waterproof housing from Pentax. The company has just announced the launch of the Optio W30, the latest addition... >>

Pentax Optio A30 digital camera announced

Pentax Optio A30 digital camera announced

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Pentax has updated its Optio A20 with the Optio A30 model offering 10 megapixels in a compact shape. The new camera which will be on sale from March at a guide price of £199.99 will feature Pentax's anti-shake reduction technology, a 1/1.8 inch CCD and... >>

Pentax Optio T20 digital camera
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Pentax Optio T20 digital camera

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The Pentax Optio T20 from the outside looks like any ordinary compact camera. Small and compact, the camera is just 19.5-mm thick, there is your standard 3x optical zoom, and a large LCD display on the back. However its not until you look closer that... >>

Pentax K10D DSLR digital camera
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Pentax K10D DSLR digital camera

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The Pentax K10D is reassuringly robust as you heft it out of the box, it has a tough plastic body with a metal chassis. This robust body design provides a reassuring feel when handling the camera and when shooting, particularly if you’re out and about... >>

Pentax launches Optio T30 and Optio M30

Pentax launches Optio T30 and Optio M30

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Pentax has released two new compact cameras, the Optio T30 and the Optio M30, both 7.1MP models, with the former boasting slightly better specifications than the other. Both feature Pentax “Digital SR”, what the company calls “Shake Reduction”,... >>

Pentax launch optio E30 digital camera

Pentax launch optio E30 digital camera

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As we reported, Pentax has announced the launch of a new compact camera ahead of CES 2007 in America next week. The Optio E30 will offer 7.1 effective megapixels for exceptional high-resolution photography. The camera features a 2.4-inch LCD monitor,... >>

Pentax launches DSmobile 600 Scanner

Pentax launches DSmobile 600 Scanner

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Pentax has introduced a new portable scanner that seems to be available only in the US at the moment. The DSmobile 600 is a slim and compact 600dpi colour scanner that promises to provide greater speeds than previous mobile scanners. It measures only... >>

Pentax and optical glass maker Hoya to merge

Pentax and optical glass maker Hoya to merge

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The latest camera manufacturer merger will take place next October between optical glass maker Hoya and Pentax. The two companies will become known as Hoya Pentax HD on 1 October, after the contract is signed in April. The last major merger in this industry... >>

Pentax K100 D DSLR digital camera
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Pentax K100 D DSLR digital camera

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The K100D is a compact well specified D-SLR that in terms of its retail price takes on the likes of Nikon’s D50 but is specified closer to the Canon EOS 400D. It also replaces its predecessor, the *ist DS2. There’s a lot of camera here for your money,... >>

Pentax Optio A20 digital camera
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Pentax Optio A20 digital camera

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So often these days a 10-megapixel compact means images full to bursting with noise, Fuji has gone a long way to controlling that noise in its cameras and on the evidence of this camera, Pentax has been working hard to subdue it too. The A20 is a neatly... >>

Pentax introduces upgrades the resolution on its compacts to make the T20 and E20, and releases a new lens

Pentax introduces upgrades the resolution on its compacts to make the T20 and E20, and releases a new lens

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Not content with releasing a new top-spec DSLR, Pentax also has unveiled two new compacts and a nice-looking, special edition lens to go with the new K10D. Both new compacts are a slight upgrade to previous models. The E20 is Pentax’s latest entry-level... >>

Pentax launch K10D DSLR digital camera

Pentax launch K10D DSLR digital camera

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Pentax has announced the launch of a new DSLR digital camera it first showed as a prototype at PMA earlier this year that takes over as its flagship product. The new model, which will be available in the UK in mid October will be called the K10D and feature... >>

Pentax announce Optio A20 and Optio M20 digital cameras

Pentax announce Optio A20 and Optio M20 digital cameras

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Pentax has announced that is has released two new digital cameras to replaces models in its Optio A and Optio M ranges. Top of the pile is the Pentax Optio A20 which like the Casio Exilim EZ-1000 features a 10 megapixel sensor and three anti-shake functions... >>