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Pentax K20D
5.7 out of 10

Pentax K20D

The Pentax K20D has a single-lens reflex. It is the product of t Read more

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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

chuck luck, pentaxforums.com
20 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Great camera when shooting raw, but I don't care for the j peg's out of camera much. Still an excellent weather sealed camera.
  • Pros: Rugged build
  • Cons: J-peg
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Overall 8
8.0

Love it, and you will too.

dwic526466, Ebay
21 August 2011
  • Summary: It has always amazed me that the so called critics give Pentax bodies by and large mediocre reviews yet the owners of these cameras love them. Weight is often criticized, but I find the weight comfortable.
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

fine_idea, pentaxforums.com
19 December 2010
  • Excerpt: * Ergonomics: Like other Pentax products I've owned, I find the K20D more comfortable to grip and secure to hold than competing products.
  • Pros: Extensive manual control and customization features
  • Cons: Heavy. My copy had a manufacturing flaw that caused manual focus problems.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Caboverde1, pentaxforums.com
6 December 2010
  • Excerpt: I purchased this camara 1 year ago. I am a beginner person who loves to take pictures (most photographers I know dont like it when an amatuer calls themselves a "photographer"...LOL) I think initially my favorite thing about this camara is the price, you get more 'bang for your buck".
  • Pros: sturdy, liveview, and price
  • Cons: high iso=noisy pic and
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

jmbower, pentaxforums.com
3 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Value is not even a question. Competes with much higher priced cameras. While some don't like it's weight and size, I personally like a hefty solid feel. Performance falls a little short of some of its contemporaries, but not so much that the value is affected.
  • Pros: Inexpensive for its class, pro-level features, built-in SR, solid and weather sealed
  • Cons: exposure and white balance are so so, low light is a bit off
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent camera for biginner

kaml125, Ebay
9 August 2010
  • Summary: Excellent Lens, excellent picture quality, easy to operate - cave man can do it Excellent Lens, excellent picture quality, easy to operate - cave man can do it Excellent Lens, excellent picture quality, easy to operate - cave man can do it
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Overall 8
8.0

pentax k20d

Tim Mark "timmyerk", Amazon
30 August 2008
  • Summary: good value for money (especially as the camera was a present for someone in New Zealand.) Only thing I could 'complain' about is length of time to receive manufacturers rebate.... Great camera for someone who has a vast collection of existing lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost perfect

Christer Medin, Amazon
22 July 2008
  • Summary: This was quite an upgrade from the Samsung GX-1S (clone of *ist DS2) I used previously . Pentax have always put out nice products but haven't really been pushing the envelope until now. The bad: Auto white balance is still pretty poor. This has been the case with the other Pentax DSLRs.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Improvement Over the K10D Deserves More Credit

P. VANDALEN, Amazon
3 June 2008
  • Summary: If Pentax were a bit more serious about increasing the sales of their cameras to first-time Pentax buyers, they'd be making some changes to their marketing strategy. It's unfortunate that with most consumer/professional camera reviews, the Pentax products get dinged in relation to their competitors...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

rightangle, pentaxforums.com
12 January 2008
  • Excerpt: I really have enjoyed this camera. I was looking to upgrade from a 100D to get better resolution, external controls, a grip, SDM and weather sealing. I knew that having the two dials along with the other external controls, such as exposure bracketing, would help, but I definitely underestimated just...
  • Pros: build,controls,ease of use,sealed,image quality,grip,viewfinder
  • Cons: high iso noise,under exposure,continuous af,live view,no video
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