Twelve customers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. A. C. Yelmo mentioned in their review on Amazon “I found that sometimes it was easier to use the thumb to press the shutter button” although they only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars. Mark Bowerbank gave the Pentax K-01 a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It handles well an all the controls have a quality, precise feel about them, despite it being somewhat heavier than the alternative mirrorless system cameras available today”. Mark Bowerbank also mentioned “This camera will give you spectacular creative control”.
A few people who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Paul Taylor mentioned on Amazon “Excellent product, very nicely made, produces excellent quality photographs however I think best used in one of the manual mode settings, Amazon provided a fast efficient service” in his review of this digital camera and gave the Pentax K-01 a very good rating. Theverge.com said five years ago “Manual controls and easy access to key settings” but they only gave the product a score of 65 out of 100.
Some people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “What is important about a camera, though, is that it feels comfortable for a photographer t”. Expert website Examiner.com wrote “It is easy to hold”.
One Pentax K-01 reviewer wrote that this digital camera had a good interface. Four years ago A. C. Yelmo wrote “It is not a flagship model; so it's understandable that it has a simpler interface” in their review of the Pentax K-01.