Summary: yes, i must say, after reading loads of reviews, Ithought i got a bargain but definitely not a very good camera, unless am really doing something wrong. When it is indoor, most of the time even with the automatic flash, it is too dark and the focusing and delay is really annoying,,I feel embarrassed...
Not as good as they were 20 years ago, they have never cut it with digital
David Goodall, Amazon
11 March 2009
Summary: Not good at all. In the past Pentax were one of the big four of quality cameras, they being Nikon, Pentax, Olympus and Canon. A few years ago I bought a digital Pentax and it was flimsy and broke within a short time.
Summary: This item was not worth 50p. It took a worse pic than my mobile phone, was slower at doing it, and was awkward to handle if you have hands larger than a 4 year old girls! I followed every instruction, but the pictures stayed grainy and extremely poor throughout, even when set to a 12 megapixel tiff!
Summary: i got this pentax optio s12 yesterday (may 1st 2008) from qvc after seeing the qvc (tsv) demo last weekend. i took 9 photo's with it and scrutinised them on my pc. after comparing them with similar images taken on my 12mp fuji and 12mp canon,the pentax is now back in it's box to go back to qvc for a...