Pentax Digital Cameras

The 10 Best Pentax Digital Cameras - July 2017

Every week we analyse the technical specs, reviews and prices of every Pentax digital camera on the market in the US to determine our top 10 list.
In total we compared over 1,430 digital cameras, 190,000 reviews and 7,790 prices. Last updated 18 July 2017.

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#8
K-m

Pentax K‑m

pcforalla.idg.se - Good ChoiceDP Review - RecommendedEphotozine - Highly RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and great value for money 10.2 megapixel digital camera
Reviews
96
4 Awards
Value for Money
95
Excellent
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
1 Year Old
Overall Score
67
Good
10.2MP
SLR
Feb 2016
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
  • $169.00
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#9
WG-3

Pentax WG‑3

A fully featured 16 megapixel 4 times zoom factor camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
1
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
3 Years Old
Overall Score
33
Mediocre
16MP
Compact
4x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Dec 2014
Release Date
  • $696.97
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Efina

Pentax Efina

A great value for money 14 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
96
Excellent
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
4 Years Old
Overall Score
54
Average
14MP
Compact
5x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Oct 2013
Release Date
  • $39.99
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K-01

Pentax K‑01

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A multi award winning and good value for money 16.28 megapixel digital camera
Reviews
96
4 Awards
Value for Money
69
Good
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
5 Years Old
Overall Score
59
Average
16.28MP
MILC
Feb 2012
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
KP

Pentax KP

focus-numerique.fr - RecommendedLes Numeriques.com - awardDP Review - SilverPhotographyBlog.com - Highly Recommended
Reviews
97
5 Awards
Value for Money
8
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
6 Months Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre
24.35MP
SLR
Jan 2017
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
  • $1,019.00
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WG-30

Pentax WG‑30

A good value for money and fully featured 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
71
Very Good
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
2 Years Old
Overall Score
47
Mediocre
16MP
Compact
5x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Mar 2015
Release Date
645Z

Pentax 645Z

Imaging Resource.com - Dave's PickPC Mag - Editor's ChoicePhotographyBlog.com - EssentialEphotozine - Highly Recommended
Reviews
98
4 Awards
Value for Money
2
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
3 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre
51.4MP
SLR
Oct 2014
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
  • $6,008.88
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K-5 II

Pentax K‑5 II

lydogbillede.dk - Especially Recommended 6 StarLydogbilde.no - Especially Recommended 6 StarPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Editor's Choice
Reviews
99
5 Awards
Value for Money
26
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
5 Years Old
Overall Score
48
Mediocre
16.3MP
SLR
Sep 2012
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
K-30 + SMC PENTAX-DA 18-55mm

Pentax K‑30 + SMC PENTAX‑DA 18‑55mm

A fully featured 16.28 megapixel digital camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
9
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
4 Years Old
Overall Score
30
Mediocre
16.28MP
SLR
Jun 2013
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
K-3

Pentax K‑3

Digital Versus - 5 StarDP Review - GoldPhotographyBlog.com - EssentialEphotozine - Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured 24.35 megapixel 0.34 times zoom factor digital camera
Reviews
100
19 Awards
Value for Money
19
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
3 Years Old
Overall Score
47
Mediocre
24.35MP
SLR
0.34x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Dec 2014
Release Date

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Pentax Digital Cameras

Pentax Camera Prices

In total we found 19 Pentax cameras ranging from $169 to $5,097. A new Pentax digital camera costs on average $793 and 80% of Pentax digital cameras are priced between $199 and $1,097. The cheapest Pentax camera that we found is the Pentax K-m at only $169, and the most expensive is the Pentax 645Z at $5,097.

Price Range of Pentax Digital Cameras

The %8highest average digital camera price out of all brands is Pentax cameras with an average price of $793. Pentax cameras start at $169 and the most expensive Pentax digital camera costs $5,097.

Average Rating of Pentax Digital Cameras

We have evaluated 15,019 expert reviews and 116,740 user reviews for digital cameras and used these reviews to calculate an average rating for digital cameras of 89%. This means that Pentax the 5th best digital camera brand.

When Are Most New Pentax Digital Cameras Released?

Most new Pentax cameras tend to be released between February and March. In 2016 most new Pentax digital cameras were released in February, with four new Pentax digital cameras released that month. March was the biggest month in 2015 for new Pentax digital cameras, with two new Pentax digital cameras released that month. In December 2014 four new Pentax digital cameras were released making it the biggest month that year for new Pentax camera releases.

How Fast Do Pentax Digital Camera Prices Drop After Release?

On average Pentax cameras drop in price by 8% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new Pentax camera costing $716, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $60.

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