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Pentax Optio I-10

The Pentax Optio I-10 has the guts of an average point-and-shoot in the body of a classy old SLR. If this alone doesn't get your attention then not much else will. The I-10 has a good zoom range of 28-105 and 720p HD video is a welcome addition; i...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio E90

The E90 holds up the bottom end of Pentax's product line for 2010. It's an ultracompact, so there's not too much to say about the picture quality -- nothing special at all, and no features to speak of. But like the rest of this year's Optio line, ...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio E30

The Pentax Optio E30 is an all-new entry-level ultracompact that claims to be a snap, but consumers who have been burned by the 'E' series before may feel differently. The E30 is related to the Pentax Optio E10, a camera that was so widely and veh...

Grade: C Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio 60

Specifically designed for the first-time buyer. The Pentax Optio 60 answers the frustrated cries of all novice photographers with the borderline sarcastic "Simple" mode. In this mode, the camera selects the appropriate focus and exposure settings ...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Pentax MX-1

Pentax's new MX-1 brings a retro styling to the small yet sophisticated advanced compact category. Introduced in February 2013, the MX-1 has the undeniable look and feel of a classic camera with a full neck strap, brass trim, textured grip and...

Grade: B- Price: $400.00

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Pentax K-S2

With a weather-sealed, compact body, wi-fi and a solid set of imaging capabilities, the Pentax K-S2 certainly looks to be a competitor among the available DSLRs for beginners. Updating on the quirky K-S1 less than a year after it's release, th...

Grade: A- Price: $697.00

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Pentax K-S1

Pentax cameras are known for being a bit quirky--and the Pentax K-S1 may be the strangest yet. But while this camera literally includes flashing lights and an unusual body design, it also has a few features that are more than enough to entice some...

Grade: B+ Price: $416.00

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Pentax K-r

The Pentax K-x was a camera that took a lot of people by surprise. Offering a killer combination of features and low price, it bought the company a lot of the name recognition it had been sorely lacking in the entry-level dSLR market, and won ampl...

Grade: B Price: $208.00

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Pentax KP

Pentax is cramming more features into a smaller body with the KP, a compact, weather-sealed DSLR.The KP uses an APS-C sensor, and like several of Pentax's earlier models, doesn't have an anti-aliasing filter but uses the sensor shift stabi...

Grade: A- Price: $897.00

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Pentax K-70

The Pentax K-70 has two big things going for it: weather-sealing, and an $899 price tag.Like most entry-level DSLRs, the K-70 sports an APS-C sensor. The camera shoots at a respectable six frames per second, using up to a 1/6000 second shutter spe...

Grade: A- Price: $847.00

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Pentax K-7

IntroductionThe Pentax K-7 marks something of a turning point for the company's dSLR division. Once a company that scrambled to catch up with its rivals (recall their late-to-the-party *ist D), with the K-7 Pentax vaulted momentarily to the he...

Grade: C+ Price: $999.00

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Pentax K-5 IIs

The K-5 IIs is the same exact camera as the K-5 but sells for $100 more and lacks an anti-aliasing filter. Such a move should yield sharper photos but invites distracting moire in fine patterns. If you know how to avoid moire and crave the highest...

Grade: A- Price: $870.00

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Pentax K-5 II

One of the shortcomings of the very good K-5, and indeed all of Pentax's DSLRs, is the adequate if not outstanding autofocus system. The K-5 II (as well as the new "s" version) just might offer a real remedy in the new SAFOX X autofo...

Grade: B+ Price: $900.00

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Pentax K-50

Pentax may be considered the underdog compared to DSLR giants like Nikon and Canon, but the weather-sealed, colorful 2013 release, the K-50, isn't a model to gloss over. Sitting pretty at about $780 MSRP, the K-50 has a feature set and capabil...

Grade: A Price: $509.00

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Pentax K-5

The K-5 is Pentax's latest enthusiast/semi-pro dSLR, an update to last year's K-7. It's remarkably similar to that camera, with a few upgrades including a 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor, expanded ISO range (up to 51,200 expanded), faster continuous sh...

Grade: A- Price: $772.00

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Pentax K-3 II

While Nikon and Canon are the most popular DSLR manufacturers, Ricoh/Pentax shouldn't be overlooked--they're continuing to prove their worth with the introduction of the Pentax K-3 II, a high-end APS-C DSLR that offers improved autofocus s...

Grade: A Price: $829.00

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Pentax K-30

Pentax's latest crop-sensor camera seems more of a sidestep to the K-5 than an outright upgrade, but the significant price drop to $899 with the kit lens is a real steal. The camera body has undergone a serious redesign, with its stippled surface ...

Grade: A- Price: $1,044.00

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Pentax K-3

Pentax DSLRs are known for their innovative, unique qualities like weather sealing; the manufacturer's 2013 advanced enthusiast model, the K-3, has piqued our interest with an anti-aliasing filter that can be turned on and off. Anti aliasing f...

Grade: A Price: $850.00

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Pentax K20D

Once an industry titan with its legendary Spotmatic, K1000, and LX models, Pentax stands in the 21st Century as a bit player in the dSLR field. With Canon and Nikon each controlling roughly 40% of the market, Pentax is a distant fifth in the sales...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Pentax K10D (Body Only)

A good camera, but an old one. Take a look at the newer K-7 instead. Here's what we had to say about the K10 when it was released back in September 2006:The Pentax K10D Digital SLR takes extra steps to ensure that you get clean, blur-free photos. ...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Pentax K100D (With Lens)

Simplified operation and a user-friendly interface make the Pentax K100D a good choice for consumers new to the digital SLR market. The K100D makes no bones about it. This camera wants to be your first digital SLR. It boasts a lightweight, relativ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax K-1

Ricoh sure waited awhile to create their first full frame DSLR--but at least they announced the camera with both some classic styling and modern perks. The Pentax K-1 contains a few handsome features like a variable optical low pass filter, a LCD ...

Grade: A- Price: $1,700.00

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Pentax *ist DS

The Pentax *ist DS offers a remarkable combination of portability and power. With a 6-megapixel image sensor and a body that is noticeably smaller than the competition, the *ist DS offers all the capability of an SLR without usual size and weight...

Grade: D+ Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS8

The Panasonic ZS8 is a camera worthy of this venerable travel zoom line. It replaces last year's excellent ZS5, complete with a few spec boosts, like a mighty 16x zoom ratio, 14.1 megapixel resolution, 3-inch LCD, and 24mm wide-angle lens. The lon...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS7

Update July 27, 2011: The ZS7 is still a fantastic compact zoom camera, but the going rate is far too expensive. The lowest street price we've seen recently is $400 (up from an average of $225 in its heyday), so it's no longer a good value for buy...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS60 (DMC-ZS60K)

The Panasonic ZS50 is a nice travel camera with solid image quality throughout the zoom range--Panasonic just upped the ante with the ZS60, however, adding 4K video onto an already solid camera.The Panasonic ZS60 still sports the nice 30x optical ...

Grade: A Price: $478.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS100 (DMC-ZS100)

The Panasonic ZS100 is a versatile advanced compact with a 10x optical zoom packed in front of a large 1" sensor. But perhaps even more enticing is the 4K capability. Panasonic is one of the leading manufacturers when it comes to finding 4K o...

Grade: A- Price: $548.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS10

Panasonic invented the "travel zoom" class with the ZS series (TZ series outside of North America). These pocketable long-zoomers are incredibly versatile, suitable for taking detailed shots of objects near and far. They're great for traveling (su...

Grade: B Price: $370.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZR1

The Panasonic ZR1 is a compact point-and-shoot camera with an impressive 8x optical zoom lens and 12.1-megapixel sensor, providing a robust image-taking experience. That lens, while long, is also wide, with 25mm wide-angle capabilities as well. Th...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix TZ50

The Panasonic Lumix TZ50 represents another foray into the wireless age for digital cameras, an expedition ongoing since Kodak took the first tentative step with the EasyShare One back in 2005. Allowing for free wireless uploads of full resolution...

Grade: B Price: $0.00