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Pentax K100D
5.2 out of 10

Pentax K100D

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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax K100D Super Review

LAPTOP Magazine
15 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Suggested Stories : The Best Digital SLRs Under $800 We put four digital SLR models priced under $800 through the ringer to see which one delivers the best photos for your money.
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Overall 8
8.2
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Ergonomics 9
8.5
Build quality 8
8.0

Expert Review

DP Review
22 August 2007
  • Conclusion: When we reviewed the *ist DS it was a camera which equally surprised and disappointed; on one hand it was one of those cameras which functioned beyond its expectation or billing, and on the other it disappointed with its relatively poor in-camera image processor, which simply wasn't delivering the...
  • Pros: About as good as six megapixel resolution gets, crisp and detailed, a big improvement, Excellent detail even at higher ISO's, overall noise levels on par with competition, Effective long exposure noise reduction (necessary too), Accurate and fast auto-focus, although focus motor slightly noisy, O...
  • Cons: Limited continuous shooting capability, buffer only large enough for four JPEG frames, Over-saturated default image tone ('Bright'), can lead to channel clipping, Relatively loud shutter release, Slightly humorous user interface compromise ('Cntnuos expsr'), No orientation sensor (hence orientati...
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Overall 8
8.3

Pentax K100D

best4reviews.com
5 July 2007
  • Summary: Looking at the specification and the price, the K100D is certainly a lot of camera for the money. Results are good overall and handling is a doddle thanks to a neat control layout and compact size.
  • Pros: Handling, image quality, ease of use, price
  • Cons: Pentamirror viewfinder, indistinct finder info display, some key controls only in menus
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
25 May 2007
  • Conclusion: Pentax K100D digital reflex camera Although Pentax started with digital SLR cameras relatively late, the brand now frequently introduces new models. The Pentax K110D and the K100D are the latest entry-level models, which have been designed according to the Pentax motto: simplicity above all else.
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Overall 8
8.3
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Pentax K100D Review

What Digital Camera
1 November 2006
  • Summary: There’s a lot to recommend the Pentax. I like the camera’s design, if not the menu, and it can produce the goods if you treat it with care. Certainly image quality is potentially excellent, but there is an issue with the camera’s metering system.
  • Pros: Small and compact, stabilisation, autofocus, in-camera editing options, noise control, build quality, lens options
  • Cons: Underexposes the images, limited burst capacity, ugly menu, no simultaneous RAW+JPEG, overly menu-reliant, price
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax K100D Super

digicambuyer.co.uk
30 July 2009
  • Conclusion: A value for money camera that produces reliable results from a decent set of features
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax K100D Super Review

ePHOTOzine
27 September 2007
  • Summary: You can't knock the addition of sensor cleaning and sdm-lens compatibility, they're very welcome. However, a bit more spec-upgrading would have been nice to warrant the Super tag.
  • Pros: Shake Reduction technology, Anti-Dust action, Good build quality, High ISO ratings, sdm lens compatibility, Beginner modes, Decent image sharpness with supplied lens
  • Cons: Starts at ISO200, Functions on menus, Weak fps performance, Noise at ISO200, Lacks sophisticated focus options
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax K100 D DSLR digital camera

Pocket Lint
13 November 2006
  • Pros: Handling, image quality, ease of use, price
  • Cons: Pentamirror viewfinder, indistinct viewfinder info display, some key controls only in menus
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax K100D review

TechRadar UK
30 September 2006
  • Summary: Yet another variant of Pentax's 6MP DSLR line
  • Pros: Solid build
  • Cons: A touch expensive Lack of features
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Overall 8
7.8
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 10
10
Durability 9
9.0
Photo quality 9
9.0

Pentax K100D Review

LetsGoDigital
24 January 2013
  • Conclusion: De nieuwe typeaanduiding van Pentax is een verwijzing naar de roemruchte K-serie uit het verleden. Pentax wil laten weten dat het een rijke historie heeft met opzienbarende en baanbrekende produkten.
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