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Pentax X-5
8.0 out of 10

Pentax X-5

26X Zoom lens (22.3-580mm) Backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor Read more

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Overall 6
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Pentax X-5 Review

Digital Photography School
23 April 2013
  • Conclusion: average, although you may find atmospheric haze at at long tele settings.
  • Pros: nice long 26x zoom range; 16 megapixels capture.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax X-5 review

Amateur Photographer
3 April 2014
  • Summary: There is no doubt that Pentax has made radical improvements across the board to the X90 in producing the X-5. Those who tend to shoot landscapes should appreciate the camera's class leading wideangle focal length, and the camera feels good in the hand, too.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax X-5 review

TechRadar UK
12 March 2013
  • Summary: Set to impress the bridge market with a gigantic zoom range
  • Pros: Huge focal range, DSLR aesthetics, Plenty of auto options, Manual mode, The eye-popping focal range is perhaps the main draw of the Pentax X-5, while the camera's incorporated manual mode will also seek to interest more advanced users - although it can be a tad trickier to operate than other bran...
  • Cons: No AP or SP modes, No raw support, Requires 4 AA batteries, Purple glare in some images, While a manual mode is included, aperture priority and shutter priority are sadly forgotten, as is support for raw file shooting. Although image quality is of a solid level, there were slight issues with glar...
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