A number of customers who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Alex said in his review on Amazon “I love the pictures it makes” and rated the product 5 stars. Del 58 mentioned in their review on Amazon “Video looks great through an HD TV and still pictures are rich, full” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr. P. Fitz-Harris said on Amazon “It's superbly built, easy to use and takes good pictures” and rated this digital camera as very good.
Several customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Del 58 rated this digital camera as very good and mentioned “The K5 II is capable of shooting video in full 1080p or 720p, with the abilty to switch frame speed betwen 25-30 fps in 720p mode” in their review of this digital camera. Del 58 also wrote “Offers a far better resolution, making it easier to read, especially in bright light”.
Two Pentax K-5 II owners thought the Pentax K-5 II was good in low light. P. Srinivasan gave it an excellent review and mentioned in their Pentax K-5 II review on Amazon “Low-light AF is superb”. Sweets mentioned on Amazon five years ago “I've taken some great indoor low light shots”.
One person thought this digital camera had a good ISO range. One person who reviewed it wrote that it had a good image sensor. Roy Mcculloch said in his review of this digital camera “Even using my old lenses, at the quality of this sensor, amazed me” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.