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Pentax launch *ist DL entry-level DSLR

Pentax launch *ist DL entry-level DSLR

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Pentax has launched an entry-level version of its *ist DSLR camera called the *ist DL. Like other models from other manufacturers, Pentax has simplified operations and reduced the cost to entice a digital camera users wanting more than a fixed lens unit.... >>

Pentax Optio WP
4.5 stars

Pentax Optio WP

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The new WP's pretty and compact design makes it a camera designed to live in a handbag, engineered to operated underwater and contains enough digital wizardry to challenge the most creative of minds, but does it take good pictures? Our man Charlie Brewer... >>

The winner of our Pentax Optio MX4 competition is...

The winner of our Pentax Optio MX4 competition is...

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Congratulations go to Helen Wood from Canvey island in Essex this month for winning the Pentax Optio MX4 digital camera. This month we've teamed up with Terratec to offer four people the chance to win a Noxon Audio Player and two runners-up to win a HomeArena... >>

Pentax launches Optio 50 and Optio S5n

Pentax launches Optio 50 and Optio S5n

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Pentax has launched two new cameras before PMA. The 5 mega pixel Optio50, a compact, lightweight digital camera that is aimed at the novice or beginnerthat will be available in April priced £149.99. The main focus of the model is a “Simple” mode... >>

Pentax announces Optio WP waterproof camera at CES

Pentax announces Optio WP waterproof camera at CES

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Pentax has announced a new waterproof camera called the OptioWP at CES in Las Vegas. The camera, which is only 22mm thick sports a 2.0-inch LCD monitor, a 3X optical zoom lens and 5.0 megapixels. The waterproof element of the camera means it can stay... >>

Pentax Optio X
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio X

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The diminutive five megapixel Optio X features a swivel-body design that rotates 270-degrees, one section housing an excellent 3x optical zoom lens and flash unit while the meat of the camera is in the other, larger section, which includes the large 2-inch... >>

Pentax Optio MX4
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio MX4

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With the megapixel rush subsiding, camera manufacturers have to come up with more ingenious ways of getting us to upgrade our cameras. Pentax seems to think that one such way is to produce a digital camera whose form factor is more like an 8mm camcorder... >>

Pentax launch Optio S5i

Pentax launch Optio S5i

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Not content with launching three cameras last week, Pentax has today announced the Optio S5i - yet another compact digital camera. This time the megapixel count is 5 megapixels and the camera features yet another 3x optical zoom. The Optio S5i like previous... >>

Pentax launches the Pentax OptioS50

Pentax launches the Pentax OptioS50

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Pentax has introduced a new model to the Optio range - the OptioS50. The five megapixel variant of its popular S range offers a 3x optical zoom lens among other features. Housed in the same casing as the three mega pixel S30 the camera offers a 1.8in... >>

Pentax Optio S40
4.0 stars

Pentax Optio S40

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Graphics card companies have been doing it for ages. Take a successful top of the range model, pare it down and then sell it as a “lite” version to people who can’t afford your top of the range model and in a nutshell that’s what Pentax has done... >>

Pentax Optio 43WR
4.5 stars

Pentax Optio 43WR

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Most digital cameras are about as likely comfortable around dust and moisture as the England football squad at a victory ticker-tape parade, but stranger things have happened. The 16th and penultimate addition to the Pentax’s Optio range, not only likes... >>

Pentax to Unveil Three New Additions to its Optio Range Of Digital Cameras

Pentax to Unveil Three New Additions to its Optio Range Of Digital Cameras

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PRESS RELEASE:Every year the Photo Marketing Association Annual Convention & Trade Show (PMA) is the platform upon which the latest in photographic technology is launched and this year is no exception. Ahead of the PMA show in Las Vegas, Pentax is delighted... >>

Pentax Optio S
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio S

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Some say that small is beautiful, others believe that small equates to a lack of features. Pentax though are trying to break this mould with the Pentax Optio S. Not only is it small - it’s the size of a pack of playing cards - but is also packed with... >>

Pentax Optio 33L
4.0 stars

Pentax Optio 33L

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Pentax’s Optio 33L offers a 3x optical and a 2.7 digital zoom in a camera that resembles a standard 35mm compact. The first question you’re likely to ask is where is the LCD display and viewfinder? The later has been disregarded just like latest cameras... >>

Pentax Optio 230 digital camera
3.5 stars

Pentax Optio 230 digital camera

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While most camera manufacturers are ploughing on with the neverending quest of creating the biggest most powerful digital camera in the world, Pentax has taken a different approach and produced an affordable 2.1 megapixel camera for under £300. Shipping... >>