Pentax 2011 Camera Articles

Popular Pentax Articles for 2011

Pentax Q Review: Think Small

The daring little Pentax Q is, without a doubt, the smallest currently available compact system camera. With a point-and-shoot pedigree, it offers 12 megapixel stills, a fast f/1.9 prime kit[...]

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Review

The Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS is ready to tag along on your summer vacation. It packs GPS, waterproof and shockproof capability and 720p video into a compact, rugged body. Should[...]

Pentax Optio S1 Review

The Pentax Optio S1 is a stylish, basic compact boasting 720 HD video and several in-camera art filters. Pentax pits this point-and-shoot against several well-established budget compact lines. Can it[...]

Pentax Optio RS1500 Review

The Pentax RS1500's most notable feature is its Clark Kent-like ability to change appearance quickly. The process of changing faceplates is much simpler in this second generation master-of-disguises point-and-shoot. Read[...]

Pentax 645D Limited Edition Announced

Pentax commemorates its "Camera of the Year" award from Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011 with a limited edition 645D kit.

Pentax Optio RS1500 First Look

The Pentax Optio RS1500 is a camera of a different color. With ten supplied interchangeable faceplates and infinite user-created options, the RS1500 is the most cosmetically unique point-and-shoot on the[...]

Pentax Q First Look

The Pentax Q is easily the world's smallest camera with interchangeable lenses. With a 12 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and a full complement of manual controls, it may be tiny[...]

Pentax Q Brings System Camera Down to Size

Pentax unveils the Q today, making an indisputable claim over the title of world's smallest interchangeable lens camera. This feat is achieved with a 12.4 megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and[...]

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS First Look

Like every other rugged point-and-shoot on the market, the Pentax Optio WG-1 is waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof. Less common are its LED macro lights around the lens and an[...]

Pentax Debuts Silver K-5

Pentax announces today that it will release a limited edition silver K-5 DSLR along with three limited silver lenses.

Pentax Optio S1 Unveiled

The Pentax Optio S1 makes its debut today, a glossy little compact featuring a 5x optical zoom lens and 720p HD video capture. We had a hands-on look at a[...]

Pentax Announces Second 645D Compatible Lens

The new smc PENTAX D FA 645 25mm F4 AL [IF] SDM AW lens offers owners of the 645D medium format camera a new wide angle option.

Pentax Introduces Optio RZ18 Compact Ultrazoom

Pentax offers a new pocketable ultrazoom today, the Optio RZ18. Featuring an 18x optical zoom lens, topping its 10x RZ10 predecessor. It also features 720p HD video capture and macro[...]

Pentax Launches Customizable Optio RS1500

Pentax announces a second-gen customizable point-and-shoot. Like its Optio RS1000 predecessor, the RS1500 features a removable faceplate and interchangeable "skins." No tools are required to remove the camera's protective front[...]

Pentax Unveils O-GPS1 Chip for DSLRs

Pentax announces today the O-GPS1 unit for Pentax DSLRs, a weather-resistant device that will track the user's location.

Pentax Introduces Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS Rugged Cameras

The waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and crushproof Pentax Optio WG-1 will be offered with and without an in-camera GPS receiver. Pentax's location-tagging compact is the latest camera to join the auto[...]