Pentax K-5: Faster, Stronger, Friendlier

Following up on last week’s K-r announcement, Pentax has announced its Big Daddy DSLR, the K-5.

The K-5’s weather resistant body is similar – if not the same – as the K-7 except for a dial mode that sits a smidge higher for easier controls. Using Sony’s 16.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, the K-5 rattles off 7fps with an ISO …

Hands-on With the Pentax K-r DSLR

Photokina must be around the corner.

Building on the momentum of the K-x and K-7 DSLRs, Pentax has just announced the K-r DSLR. The latest entry-level DSLR, however, isn’t an update to the K-x. It’s a bit of mix between Pentax’s entry-level and high-end models with a 3-inch LCD, 720p video recording (25fps) and ISO up to 25600. …

Pentax Goes Retro With The Optio I-10

Just a few weeks ahead of PMA, Pentax has just announced two new compact digital point-and-shoot models and an update to a cheap-o line.

Retro seems to be the way to go for camera manufacturers these days and Pentax is jumping on the bandwagon with the brand new Optio I-series. The I-10’s design is reminiscent of classic SLR styling …