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Pentax K-X Digital Camera

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SLR 12.4MP CMOS Feb 2016
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The K-x combines a variety of advanced features and user-friendly functions to ensure an outstanding level of photographic performance within a compact, lightweight body. The K-x design is based... More
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7 Reasons For

Pentax Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 1,276 expert and owner reviews, Pentax has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Pentax also has excellent ratings specifically within its SLR cameras range compared to other brands.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Pentax K-x owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Emily wrote “Once you play with it a little, you'll find it's easy to switch to fully manual mode to capture images exactly how you want”. Emily also said “As soon as I got it, I started playing around with it and taking great pictures without even reading the manual (I did later go back”.

One Pentax K-x reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. Emily rated the product 99 out of 100 and she said “It gives great results even in low light” in her review of this digital cameras.

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Nice Design

One Pentax K-x reviewer concluded that the product was neat. Emily wrote on Amazon “The filters are really neat too- I especially love the toy camera filter because I'm into lomography” in her Pentax K-x review.

Good Support

One Pentax K-x reviewer who reviewed the Pentax K-x concluded that it had good technical guidance. Emily said in her Pentax K-x review on Amazon five years ago “Once you play with it a little, you'll find it's easy to switch to fully manual mode to capture images exactly how you want”.

MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A3000 ($250.00), or the Canon Rebel T5 ($220.00).

If the sensor type of this SLR camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the D80 ($169.17) (CCD), the D40 (CCD), or the D3000 ($161.49) (CCD) all from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Pentax K-x is more than most recently released cameras. The most frequently supported image format is RAW, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPG,RAW are also supported by this Pentax camera.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length

Recently released SLR cameras have minimum focal lengths of between 27mm and 88mm. With a minimum focal length of only 27 millimeters, the Pentax K-x has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-x.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most new SLR cameras do not support Full HD video. The Pentax K-x is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Sony Alpha A3000 ($250.00), or the Canon Rebel T5 ($220.00) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Pentax K-x does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released SLR cameras also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at include the Nikon D5500 ($199.95), or the Canon 1300D ($324.58) which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that came out in the last year are not waterproof. The Pentax K-x is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most SLR cameras that have been around for the last year do not have an image stabiliser. The Pentax K-x is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-x, the Pentax K-x is not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Nikon D500 ($1,399.00).

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most recently released digital cameras do not have a GPS. The Pentax K-x is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to look at including the Pentax K-70 ($349.95), or the Nikon D5300 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most SLR cameras that were released in the last 12 months do not support video recording. The Pentax K-x is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support video recording including the Canon EOS 760D - Rebel T6s ($638.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Pentax K-x does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-x also do not have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider including the Sony Alpha A3000 ($250.00), or the Nikon D3100 ($29.95) which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

The Pentax K-x has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 12.4 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel count of cameras that were launched around the same time as the K-x is 20MP.

If this SLR camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the EOS 1300D - Rebel T6 ($199.95) (18MP), the Rebel T5i ($239.95) (18MP), or the Rebel T5 ($220.00) (18MP) all from Canon which is also higher rated.

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Only 1728 X 1152 Still Image Resolution

The Pentax K-x has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Pentax digital camera has a 1728 x 1152 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been around for the last year is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of only 82.5 millimeters, the Pentax K-x has a fairly short maximum focal length compared to most of the other latest SLR cameras. The shortest maximum focal length of newly released SLR cameras is 82mm, the longest is 400mm, and the average maximum focal length is 130mm.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the K-x have total megapixel counts of between 6.2MP and 38MP. With a total megapixel count of only 12.9 megapixels, the Pentax K-x has a fairly few total megapixel count compared to most of the other recently released SLR cameras.

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Only 4288 X 2428 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Pentax K-x has a 4288 x 2428 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The best image resolution of all cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K-x is 8688 x 5792 pixels and the worst is 2560 х 1280 pixels.

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1 Other reason to consider the Pentax K-x

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when this SLR camera was released.

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