Pentax's latest bridge camera dons the armour of a DSLR, but boasts the accessibility of a compact camera.
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With a Sony sensor, an f/1.8 lens and vintage looks, the Pentax MX-1 sounds good on paper - but how does it deliver?
An 18x zoom lens, 16 megapixel resolution and cheap price demands your attentionin a take-anywhere pocket compact camera.
Does a snapshot camera really need two shutter release buttons? Pentax's 20x optical zoom VS20 thinks so.
Complete with changeable covers and lens rings, the RS1500 can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
Not only do they work well, Pentax cameras look neat and tidy - or at least they did until the Optio Z10 came along. When the rest of the camera world is going svelte, this little Pentax has gone lumpy and dumpy.
A camera that has dinky little dials and buttons is all very well for James Bond, but what about the rest of us who have stubby chipolata-sized digits? Well, the Pentax Optio T30 offers a solution in the form of a touchscreen that actually works rather well
The standout feature of this basic point-and-shoot digital camera is the touchscreen display, which transforms the way you take and edit pictures. So what's so great about touchscreen? Mainly the way it gets rid of all those fiddly buttons