Review by andref
March, 01 2007
Pros: Quality, great ergonomics, small size, great picture quality for a consumer camera, lens compatibility
Cons: Buffer limited with RAW shooting
Review by petedee
September, 27 2006
Pros: Ergonomics, AA batteries, solid build, excellent RAW output, backwards compatibility.
Cons: Small buffer, focusing is a little slow sometimes.
Review by stringmike
March, 20 2006
Pros: Small, lightweight, large bright viewfinder, great value, compatibility with existing Pentax lenses
Cons: Aperture-priority metering not fully supported with K lenses. Incompatibility with some non-Pentax K-mount lenses.
Review by jurafajt
February, 28 2006
Pros: compactness, viewfinder, use of old lenses, picture quality, large LCD, well balanced, flash compatibility
Cons: slower AF, "crippled" K-mount
Review by hcoley
February, 26 2006
Pros: Solid construction Easy to use. Excellent results. Accurate Auto Focus. Great image quality.
Cons: AF a little slower than previous Pentax film SLRs. Underexposes by 0.5 EV or less.
Review by ricehigh
February, 25 2006
Pros: Compact; Lightweight; Bright/Large Viewfinder; Nice Color-Reproduction and RAW Image-Quality; Cheap Price; Clear Indications; User-friendly Operations.
Cons: Poor QC; Inaccurate/Slow AF; Inaccurate Metering; Battery Problem; Inferior-Quality JPEGs; Vigorous-Mirror; No Upgrade-Path; Poor-Services; Irresponsible-Pentax.
Review by mikeball51
January, 03 2006
Pros: Pentax backward-compatibility for lenses, good build quality, intuitive and easy to use.
Cons: Manual is poorly written, supplied software is useless.
Review by steve_is
November, 08 2005
Pros: Small, light, intuitive controls, good ergo, non-proprietary batteries.
Cons: Slower than some in its class, low light focus could be better.
Review by dgeroussis
July, 08 2005
Pros: Excellent pictures, use of AA batteries and power consumption, price
Cons: Omission of Pentax lens powerzoom feature,lack of a single button to change metering modes
Review by agentcisco
July, 02 2005
Pros: Looks professional, light and smaller than competition, price, quality of images and feel.
Cons: Canon XT has 8 megapixels compared to Pentax's 6.1.
Review by alethead
June, 10 2005
Pros: Image quality, use of AA batteries, competitive pricing, lens compatibility
Cons: No PC sync terminal, flimsy doors
Review by tricogus
December, 31 2004
Pros: Excellent image quality, mirror lock up, backwards compatability, Well built. Priced well.
Cons: light weight (the heaver the camera the less camera shake with hand held shots).
Review by craiggb
December, 21 2004
Pros: Small size, SD memory, AA batteries, price, PENTAX lenses!
Cons: a little underexposed on certain shots
Review by geneyoung
December, 01 2004
Pros: Excellent pictures, light weight.
Cons: Slower shot to shot time, slower auto-focus