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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-1 review: Full-frame underdog can teach the competition some new tricks
4.5 stars Pentax K-1 review: Full-frame underdog can teach the competition some new tricks By Mike Lowe

It might be the underdog, but this new pup sure can teach the established old dogs some new tricks. Take note Nikon and Canon: the Pentax K-1 has some 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 K-S1: Built-in LED light displays distract from some interesting tech (hands-on)
Pentax K-S1: Built-in LED light displays distract from some interesting tech (hands-on) By Mike Lowe

Pentax isn't one for the norm. In addition to its multi-colour DSLR cameras, the company was also showing off its latest K-S1 DSLR at Photokina - a camera 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

Hands-on: Pentax 645Z review
Hands-on: Pentax 645Z review By Mike Lowe

Is there still life in medium format cameras? Pentax thinks so with the introduction of the 645Z, the second medium format model in its digital line. Replacing 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 review
4.5 stars Pentax K-3 review By Nik Rawlinson

It might be playing third-fiddle to Canon and Nikon, but Pentax - now part of Ricoh Imaging - is a venerable name in the field of photography. Its long 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 MX-1
4.5 stars Pentax MX-1 By Mike Lowe

It's a case of beauty and the brick: the Pentax MX-1 may be a hefty chunk of a camera, but it delivers decent image quality from its 28-112mm 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-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 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 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 & K-5 IIs pictures and hands-on
Pentax K-5 II & K-5 IIs pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

Pentax is that quiet force that bubbles away but doesn't usually make a huge fuss about its product launches, at least not in the UK. But we think it should: Read more

Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on
Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

The Pentax Q is an ultra-small interchangeable lens camera, and it's just about to get an update in the form of the Pentax Q10.Shown on the Pentax stand 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 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 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
4.5 stars Pentax K-30 By Mike Lowe

The Pentax K-30 is a true return to form. The tough, rugged DSLR produces great images and is affordable too. Its only shortcoming is a relatively Read more

Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on
Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

Pentax Optio WG-2
3.5 stars Pentax Optio WG-2 By Chris Hall

The quirky design brings both pros and cons to this tough camera. The biggest downside is speed of capture however, which means you might just miss 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 K-01
3.0 stars Pentax K-01 By William Perceval

Similar to a DSLR without the mirrorbox, the K-01 is too big to be considered a ‘compact system camera’. It’s a confused product that just Read more

Pentax Optio VS20
3.0 stars Pentax Optio VS20 By Gavin Stoker

While £199 for a 20x zoom camera suggests good value, the VS20’s performance is inconsistent, while dual shutter release buttons come across as 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 Q
3.5 stars Pentax Q By William Perceval

The Pentax Q is without doubt the smallest interchangeable camera system on the market. However the Q’s small, 1/2.3inch sensor may be good compared Read more

Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on
Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on By Dan Sung

The world has been slightly stunned since Pentax announced the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera back in June but Pocket-lint Read more

Pentax Optio RS1500
3.5 stars Pentax Optio RS1500 By Chris Hall

The Pentax Optio RS1500 manages to escape being simply a novelty camera by virtue of its reasonable performance, but if performance is important to Read more

Pentax Optio S1
3.0 stars Pentax Optio S1 By Gavin Stoker

The S1’s flashy exterior suggests a camera that not only costs more than it does, but - and here’s the danger - indicates one that should perform Read more

Pentax Optio WG1 hands-on
Pentax Optio WG1 hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Pentax Optio WG1 is the latest tough camera to hit the market and Pocket-lint climbed a mountain, waded across a river, and camped in a forest for Read more

Pentax K-r
4.0 stars Pentax K-r By Gavin Stoker

Lacks HDMI output but there’s otherwise not much wrong with this entry level DSLR contender that delivers near professional image results from a Read more

Pentax K-5
4.5 stars Pentax K-5 By Doug Harman

The Pentax K-5 is a comprehensively specified professional or semi-professional DSLR that is capable of superb results, it is also one of the best Read more

Pentax Optio M900
3.0 stars Pentax Optio M900 By Gavin Stoker

A simple to use pocket snapper with a simple feature set too, but colour balance issues and camera shake in lower lighting means that it comes with 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

Pentax X90 camera
4.0 stars Pentax X90 camera By Gavin Stoker

The Pentax X90 is probably best viewed as an all-in-one option for someone who wants a step up from a 3x zoom compact, but prefers the portability and Read more

Pentax Optio W90 compact camera
4.0 stars Pentax Optio W90 compact camera By Gavin Stoker

One of the more successful attempts at a toughened digicam; though it's pricier than the average point and shoot this looks the part and takes decent Read more

Pentax Optio H90 compact camera
4.5 stars Pentax Optio H90 compact camera By Doug Harman

Designed with minimalism in mind but with a range of suitably functional features, the H90 certainly fits the part: smart, small, stylish and easy to Read more

First Look: Pentax Optio I-10 digital camera
First Look: Pentax Optio I-10 digital camera By Stuart Miles

This is, and Pentax makes no claims otherwise, a standard compact digital camera in a retro body. The hard sell will be convincing customers that it's Read more

Pentax K-x DSLR camera
4.0 stars Pentax K-x DSLR camera By Gavin Stoker

For those looking for (nearly) all the latest must haves in one package, the Pentax K-x feature set offers a good value return for your money, whilst Read more

Pentax X70 digital camera
3.5 stars Pentax X70 digital camera By Gavin Stoker

Like many big zoom cameras that try and do it all, there’s as much here to delight as disappoint. The wider creative possibilities offered by that Read more

Pentax K-7 DSLR camera
4.0 stars Pentax K-7 DSLR camera By Doug Harman

Pentax’s new flagship DSLR offers up a host of tasty treats for the high-end or advanced amateur user it’s designed to entice. An excellent Read more

Pentax K-m digital camera
4.0 stars Pentax K-m digital camera By Doug Harman

The Pentax K-m provides a simplified DSLR experience... providing a near point and shoot interface but with the bells and whistles you can also find Read more

Pentax K200 D DSLR camera
4.0 stars Pentax K200 D DSLR camera By Doug Harman

The K200D boasts a mid-range specification in a budget model DSLR body and has some neat improvements over its K100D forbear. Image quality is great Read more