A number of Pentax K-01 owners who bought the Pentax K-01 agreed that it was able to produce good images. A. C. Yelmo wrote three years ago “Nearly all the cameras in the world, as you can easily check googling images for "on-off dial") had the controls inverted” however despite that only scored it 60 out of 100. Also three years ago Barso wrote on Amazon “Sometimes it can take great photos with the pancake” in their review nonetheless scored the product 3 stars. Bg mentioned “Excellent image quality- good pancake lens- k-mount camera- focus peaking (makes manually focusing easily)- long battery life- very well built body- nice design”.
A number of Pentax K-01 owners considered that the Pentax K-01 was good in low light. A. C. Yelmo wrote on Amazon “The low light sensitivity is great”. N. Topham rated the product 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon “I had a Pentak K-7 and the improvment in image quality and low light performance quickly promoted this to the camera of choice” in their review. Nr wrote “Good in low light too”.
A number of Pentax K-01 owners who purchased this digital cameras said that it had a good picture resolution. Dr. M. Z. Aung mentioned on Amazon “The PENTAX K-01 is an interchangeable lens camera with super-high-resolution image quality supported by approximately 16.28 effective megapixels” in their review of the Pentax K-01.
One Pentax K-01 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Pentax K-01 had a good ISO range. Reviewed.com wrote “Excellent high ISO performance” in their review of this digital cameras.