Excerpt: The entry-level ultra compact camera market has always been fierce, and now even more so with high-end smartphone cameras now rivalling the image quality of a dedicated point and shoot camera.
Excerpt: The Pentax Optio LS465 is an affordable small camera. This compact digital camera has a resolution of 16 megapixels and a 5X optical zoom. The Pentax Optio LS465 comes with a CCD sensor for regulating light, so you can take great photos even indoors or at dusk. It also has a built-in flash for capturing nighttime photos.
Pros: The Pentax Optio LS465 is stylish and affordable, and it comes with an impressive 2-year warranty.
Cons: The Pentax Optio LS465 lacks image stabilization features, making it difficult to capture sharp photos when using the zoom lens.
Excerpt: The Pentax Optio LS465 is a budget 5x optical zoom snapper that features swappable ‘skins’ to customise its looks and a 16-megapixel resolution sensor – it’s eminently pocketable but is it any...
Conclusion: For those who just want a simple and cheap point and shoot camera, the Pentax Optio LS465 will deliver and should be a solid and reliable companion. However, the shortcomings in image quality are clear to see, and are likely to disappoint even casual users. Image quality must also stand up to close scrutiny, and in this area the Pentax Optio LS465 just can't compete with similarly priced offerings from brands like Canon or Panasonic, such as the Canon IXUS 115 HS or...
Excerpt: The Pentax Optio LS465 is a tiny digital camera where you can replace the front panel with a different skin. It has a 16 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and is available in black, pink and purple for £84.95. The Pentax website shows the camera alongside a lipstick, so does this mean it's a camera for the ladies?
Pros: Customisable skins is a fairly unique feature, Extremely compact body with plenty of buttons, Good value for money, Decent image quality, Easy-to-use
Cons: Won't switch on when attached to a tripod / tripod plate, Poor noise performance from ISO 400 upwards, 4:3 pictures look really small on screen