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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
3.5 stars

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 - First Look

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera - First Look

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With around 20 DSLR cameras currently on the market, trying to work your way through the minefield of which one is best for you is hard. Harder still when the pace of technology is moving so fast that some of the lower end models now have better specs... >>