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7.8 out of 10

Pentax K-01

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Overall 8
8.0

My daughter has it now. Lol. Found out ...

James E. Darrough, Amazon
21 October 2014
  • Summary: My daughter has it now. Lol. Found out I really needed a viewfinder so I traded it for my Pentax D-120 that she stole earlier hah hah.
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Overall 10
10

great microphone, easy video

dan, Amazon
21 September 2014
  • Summary: Solid, clean sensor, great microphone, easy video. A few controls are a little akward compared to a k7/k5, but easily manageable. Being mirrorless, it holds up to the aforementioned k's in terms of sound. Great backup camera. Fun/different prime camera.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

S. T "INSANE CANE", Amazon
6 September 2014
Overall 10
10

Great Camera

o "Webb", Amazon
3 September 2014
Overall 10
10

Awesome camera!

charlie, Amazon
5 August 2014
  • Summary: I love this camera! It does a hundred things I'll probably never need or use, but as an outdoor photographer it does everything I need and more! My older Pentax K-mount lenses fit and work perfectly, so my old Pentax ME Super 35mm camera is now officially retired.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Eddie Shiraz "carmineisvelvet", Amazon
25 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

For the right person

Zephyr McIntyre, Amazon
6 July 2014
  • Summary: Really really cool camera. Just not willing to stick with it.
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Overall 10
10

My most favorite camera. I loved every bit of it.

Jayesh Patel, Amazon
10 June 2014
  • Summary: I agree 100% with the first reviewer- Carlton Garrald. I bought this camera when it was cleared out by Pentax for around $300! Thank you press and critics who helped me had my best camera deal. I sold the kit 40mm lens for around $200. Used the camera with 50mm F1.4 lens I had and with some Super Takumar lenses. If you can stand with two drawbacks- lack of optical viewfinder and the orthodox style of Pentax k-01, this is probably one of the best dslr cameras for 2012.
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Overall 8
8.0

excellent IQ

chun wah cheng, Amazon
3 June 2014
  • Summary: camara has very good IQ, albeit lacking some of the more professional features. Reflection of in camara flash in close room with light color walls too strong for eyes, partially due to silver color painting around flash on camara. Other than that, no comlain at all.
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Overall 10
10

Love Pentax cameras and this one doesn't disappoint

Hard Math, Amazon
30 May 2014
  • Summary: Having recently bought a Q7 system with a suite of lenses I really didn't NEED to buy the K-01 and wasn't even aware of this product when I bought the Q7. I had used an older Pentax *ist DL for animation for years and was interested in upgrading to something with more megapixels and video capabilities. I was enjoying the Q7 and while researching cameras for a work project I became interested in the mirrorless category and came across this oddity.
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