Latest Pentax camera news

Pentax KP mid-level DSLR goes big on resolution, small on size
Pentax KP mid-level DSLR goes big on resolution, small on size By Mike Lowe

KP might make you think about your favourite salty snacks, but now it can make you think about a brand new mid-level DSLR: the Pentax KP.The KP has big... Read more

Pentax K-70 is the affordable all-weather DSLR
Pentax K-70 is the affordable all-weather DSLR By Mike Lowe

Pentax is having a renaissance of late; from the announcement of its first full-frame DSLR, the K-1, to the just-revealed K-70, the latter which is poised... Read more

Pentax K-S2 DSLR goes for broke on features: Weatherproof, Wi-Fi, NFC, and more
Pentax K-S2 DSLR goes for broke on features: Weatherproof, Wi-Fi, NFC, and more By Elyse Betters

Ricoh is introducing a new Pentax DSLR, and although it's considered a compact camera, it is loaded with fancy features such as a weather-resistant body... Read more

Pentax XG-1 compact camera unveiled, packs in 52x optical zoom
Pentax XG-1 compact camera unveiled, packs in 52x optical zoom By Elyse Betters

Tokyo-based Pentax has announced the new XG-1 camera, packing a 52x optical zoom lens into a small, easy-to-transport body. The new camera will serve as... Read more

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range
Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range By Mike Lowe

There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium... Read more

Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more
Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more By Mike Lowe

The Pentax K-3, unveiled today, sees Pentax up the ante in the APS-C DSLR market, but there's still no sign of a full-frame model. That's a mix of great... Read more

Pentax GR: APS-C sensor, fixed-lens compact camera with £599 price tag makes us want to go 'grrr'
Pentax GR: APS-C sensor, fixed-lens compact camera with £599 price tag makes us want to go 'grrr' By Mike Lowe

It seems large-sensor compacts are the latest trend and Ricoh Pentax has got in on the action with the announcement of the Pentax GR. Based around the... Read more

Pentax WG-3 GPS features Qi wireless charging, second display, is adventure proof
Pentax WG-3 GPS features Qi wireless charging, second display, is adventure proof By Chris Hall

Pentax has unleashed a new tough camera on the world in the form of the Pentax WG-3 and WG-3 GPS.Based around the same body and design, as suggested by... Read more

Pentax WG-10: The entry-level tough camera
Pentax WG-10: The entry-level tough camera By Stuart Miles

Pentax has announced a new tough camera for those feeling tough, but lacking the cash to prove it.The new Pentax WG-10 has been developed as an entry-level... Read more

Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling
Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling By Chris Hall

Pentax has announced the Pentax MX-1 high-end compact, offering plenty of features for those who like a little more control over their photography.The... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Pentax Q10 compact system camera now official
Pentax Q10 compact system camera now official By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Pentax X-5 superzoom unveiled, packs in 26x optical zoom
Pentax X-5 superzoom unveiled, packs in 26x optical zoom By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR
Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR By Chris Hall

Pentax is expanding its line-up of DSLR cameras, with the introduction of the mid-level Pentax K-30.The Pentax K-30 will offer photographers a compact... Read more

Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera
Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera By Chris Hall

Pentax has announced a brace of new tough cameras, the Pentax Optio WG2 and the Optio WG2-GPS, which pack in a host of features for those that like to... Read more

Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video)
Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video) By Paul Lamkin

More leaky than a Welsh field with paper watering pipes, the Pentax K-01 has entered the realms of officialdom, ending weeks of speculation.Pentax joins... Read more

Pentax K-01 compact system camera pictures leaked
Pentax K-01 compact system camera pictures leaked By Rik Henderson

There have been rumours that Pentax is about to join the compact system camera race floating around for a few weeks now, but we've now seen evidence for... Read more

Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist
Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist By Chris Hall

Pentax has announced a new compact travel zoom camera with a twist. Or rather, it's a camera that likes a twist, as the new Pentax Optio VS20 offers two... Read more

Pentax K-01 compact system camera to offer APS-C sensor?
Pentax K-01 compact system camera to offer APS-C sensor? By Chris Hall

Pextax is set to join the compact system camera race, if rumours are to be believed. Named as the Pentax K-01, this compact system/mirrorless camera, like... Read more

Pentax 645D hands on
Pentax 645D hands on By Dan Sung

Along with its hotly anticipated K-5 DSLR camera, Pentax also used the Photokina show to give the 645D its European debut. Due to hit the UK in December,... Read more

Pentax Optio NB1000 offers LEGO-style customisation
Pentax Optio NB1000 offers LEGO-style customisation By Rik Henderson

The new Pentax Optio NB1000 compact has an interesting new feature bolted-on, literally. It comes with a faceplate that is similar to a LEGO board, ready... Read more