Reviews, reviews, reviews...

Pentax Optio X70
5.3 out of 10

Pentax Optio X70

Best Price at Amazon

Reviews and Problems with Pentax Optio X70

Showing 1-4 of 4
Overall 6

Pentax Optio X70

29 September 2011
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio X70 features a wide-angle stabilized 24X optical zoom lens, a basic set of manual controls plus HD 720p movie-recording. The standout feature is obviously the zoom lens which lets photographers frame about anything but the high-definition movie-mode adds another dimension to what...
  • Pros: Very versatile zoom from 26-624mm, Very good exposure and color accuracy, Reliable autofocus, Generally good white-balance, but not perfect, Effective stabilization, Good image sharpness, Fast startup and zoom, Good ergonomics, Solid build quality, Built in digital wide and panorama stitching, EV...
  • Cons: Noise visible at all ISO settings, Strong color cast above ISO 400, Useless ISO 800 and up, White-balance slow to lock, Complex lens distortion, Slow AF in low-light, Slow shot-to-shot speed, Too few zoom steps, Unresponsive controls, Display is completely blank in continuous drive, Exposure-prio...
  • Read full review
Overall 8
Design 9
Value for money 8
Features 9
Performance 8
Picture quality 8

Pentax Optio X70 Review

What Digital Camera
12 March 2009
  • Summary: The X70 offers the usual array of scene modes, plus the full PASM complement. What’s more impressive, though, is how it manages to squeeze a 24x optical zoom in to a body not much larger or heavier than some bulkier compacts. On paper at least, it’s a good little camera.
  • Pros: Huge zoom, tiny body, manual controls
  • Cons: Mushy images, very slow, too expensive
  • Read full review

Superskarp superzoom

Kamera & Bild
2 September 2013
  • Summary: 26-624 mm! Så stort är zoomomfånget om vi jämför med småbildsformatet. Att göra ett så kraftigt zoomobjektiv skarpt är en utmaning, men Pentax har lyckat.
  • Read full review Translate to English

Обзор Pentax X70

6 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Pentax X70 - новинка этого года от японского лидера рынка фотоаппаратов Pentax Corporation, привлекла внимание сразу после анонса. Что же предлагают японцы купить потребителю за цену порядка полутысячи долларов?
  • Read full review Translate to English