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Pentax QS-1

The Pentax Q line is one of the smallest, most colorful mirrorless lines on the market today. That line is expanding with the QS-1, a little reto-inspired shooter with a variety of creative modes and filters.The Pentax Q line has the smallest inte...

Grade: B Price: $692.00

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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: A- Price: $799.00

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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: $514.00

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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: $681.00

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Pentax XG-1

The super zoom category is jam packed—The Pentax XG-1 enters the fray with no fancy, frilly features like a dot sight or tilting LCD but with a solid set of capabilities at a decent price that make it an option worth considering.The manufact...

Grade: B+ Price: $399.00

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Ricoh WG-4

The WG-4 officially drops the Pentax name for point-and-shoots, but there's not too much else that's new about this camera. The 2014 model offers the same sensor and lens, though there's a few additional modes that allow for manually a...

Grade: A- Price: $278.00

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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: $803.00

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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: $599.00

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Pentax Q7

Small and stylish is the name of the game for Pentax's new Q7 mirrorless. Marketed as the "smallest, lightest interchangeable lens system in the world," the Q7 weighs only seven ounces, yet packs a pretty big punch with a 1/1.7"...

Grade: A- Price: $290.00

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Pentax K-x

The Pentax K-x follows the K-7 as the company's second new dSLR offering in 2009. Like the K-7, it offers improvements in many areas over its predecessor. Where the K-7 replaced the K20D in the Pentax lineup, the K-x replaces the K2000, with w...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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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: $931.00

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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: $741.00

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Pentax WG-3 GPS

Pentax added an image stabilization system when upgrading their rugged WG line—a big plus in our opinion. The newer model is slightly heavier than its predecessor, however, which was already a bit bulkier to begin with. Pentax has continued to off...

Grade: B+ Price: $335.00

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Pentax X-5

In a nod to it's top-end K-5's styling, Pentax's X-5 looks like a DSLR but trades the APS-C sensor for a smaller 16 megapixel sensor and 26x manually operated zoom. Other key features include a 10fps burst mode, 1080/30p HD video capture, electron...

Grade: B+ Price: $190.00

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Pentax Optio W20

The W20 is old as digital cameras go. Check out a newer model, like the W90. Here's what we had to say about the W20 when it was released in August 2006:The Pentax Optio W20 is a resilient compact digital camera, able to withstand tough conditions...

Grade: C- Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio E10

People really dislike the Pentax Optio E10, and DCHQ users have done a good job highlighting all the little frustrating flaws that make it so terrible. See our user reivews below to get the best idea of how bad this camera really is.

Grade: D Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio S6

Smaller is better. With 19 millimeters of thickness, The Pentax Optio S6 is a barely there ultracompact, though you won't be able to tell that from the sharp photos taken by its 6 megapixel sensor. The camera's Tracking Autofocus keeps the most fi...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio RZ10

Another entrant into the travel-zoom game, the RZ10 is worth a look for its 10x optical zoom and low price compared to similar models. On paper, it looks like a solid, no-nonsense competitor to cameras like the Nikon S8000, Samsung HZ30W, and on t...

Grade: B- 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: A Price: $239.00

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Pentax Optio RZ-18

In the very crowded travel zoom category, the RZ-18 does little to best the competition. Reviews point out the camera's poor image quality even at low ISOs, uncompetitive 720p HD video mode, and slow performance. The RZ-18's price has plummeted si...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Pentax K110D (Body Only)

Like the K100D, the K110D is meant as an entry-level digital SLR, a slightly more affordable version than its counterpart, though you may have to sacrifice a little. Basically, it's the same camera. It has the same 2.5 inch LCD monitor, a light, c...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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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 Optio W90

A couple of months ago I wrote about the Olympus TOUGH 8010, a pretty typical member of the rugged, all-weather compact camera class. I gave it props for its extremely tough build and robust water sealing, but ragged on it for its subpar image qua...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio WG-2

Pentax's super-rugged WG-1 gets an update in the WG-2 and WG-2 GPS. The old CCD sensor is switched out for a shiny new backlit CMOS sensor than outputs 1080p HD video. Waterproof to 40 feet, shockproof from up to a 5-foot drop, crush-proof to with...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Pentax's WG-1 GPS is Pentax's first GPS-enabled rugged camera. Specs are pretty average for the class, with a 5x zoom, 720p HD video, and a 2.7-inch LCD. It's waterproof to a depth of 33ft and shockproof from 5 feet, as well as dustproof and freez...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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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: $871.00

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Pentax Optio S4

The Pentax Optio S4 offers a compelling combination of ultra compact styling and 4-megapixel resolution. Like its predecessor, the popular Pentax Optio S, the Optio S4 is small enough to fit inside an Altoids tin -- which is exactly what many owne...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio S4i

The tiny Pentax Optio S4i is perfect for photographers on the go — its body is so small that it can be stored in an Altoids tin or slipped almost unnoticed into a pocket! As an updated version of the popular Pentax Optio S4, the S4i features...

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

Pentax Optio M50

The Pentax M50 features an 8.0-megapixel resolution which allows for clear and sharp photo prints up to 16 x 22 inches. A 5x optical zoom ensures allows users to get up and close to the action. Digital Shake Reduction and Face Recognition software...

Grade: F Price: $0.00