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Pentax-x70.3987163
5.7 out of 10

Pentax X70

Pentax X70 The Pentax X70 is an all-purpose digital compact Read more

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Overall 10
10

Excellent upgrade

endostaple, Ebay
4 May 2014
  • Summary: Lightweight, logical upgrade to your phone size camera. The zoom, autofocus and macro capabilities are bringing new appreciation for photography.
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Overall 10
10

Would buy another, however, I feel this camera will fit my needs for years

rrharjo, Ebay
6 August 2012
  • Summary: Light and easy to use. Battery stays charged an exceptional length of time. If you are a beginner with this type of camera, the instruction booklet can be a little overwhelming. Get to the basics and once you feel more comfortable and want to use the various features, refer to the manual.
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Overall 10
10

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victoromar2510, Ebay
4 September 2011
  • Summary: exellent cam i am very satisfied.....................​..............................​............................
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

svenfost, DP Review
24 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Extremely bad quality with low natural light. Dirty video resolution enhancement. I've had it changed as I thought it was deffective, but the new camera came with the same problems. Forget about inhouse and night shots. I've got a much better picture quality with a 3 years old low-end ultra-compact Panasonic, and a better video quality with a 5 y.o. $25 webcam.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Robert Hepburn, DP Review
20 August 2009
  • Excerpt: I am very interested in this camera. I rated the camera only on other's opinions. However I am wondering about the EVF not having a diopter. What about those of us who wears glasses and without a diopter it may become difficult to focus. I would like to hear from someone who has the K70 and wears glasses. Problems: No problems 'til I actually use the camera on speculation in the store.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

NoordHolland, DP Review
3 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Shooting some photos in macro and from 26mm till 624, and not using a tripot. (For a long distance it will be better). I must say the images are good till very good. ISO is quite usable up to 800. You must not be compared the X70 with a DSRL, but for traveling the X70 is very light and you didnot carry a photobag full with lenses. Problems: Till now no problems. Wishes: RAW. Head externe Flash.EVF diopter adjustment. And some small things in menu. Flash regulation aso.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

flyinggabe, DP Review
21 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Just started using the camera, I love it. I actually put my DSLR on the shelf, planning to sell all my lens and DSLR's and SLR's. Problems: None.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Alfa155, DP Review
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Great Camera!!! Apart from my Pentax K200D which are, sometimes, too bulky and heavy for some of my trip. -I've got 250+ shots with one full charge in day time. -Great Zoom range. -Image Quality is pretty good compare to its class, almost match a DSLR!!! especially with ISO up to 400. -Image quality is excellent up to ISO400, and is still very good at ISO800 while ISO1600 is still relatively good. -EVF is clear & Bright, I use it all the time.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

shoomer, DP Review
16 May 2009
  • Excerpt: http://www.digitalcamerareview.com/default.asp?newsID=3993&review=pentax+x70 Pls see this review, ISO from 400-1600 is a lot better than canon SX1 and sony HX1. It's performance is close to DSLR.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

nevada5, DP Review
14 May 2009
  • Excerpt: I owned the X70 for about 2 weeks and I returned it. During the 2 weeks I tried various settings and conditions and I was consistently disappointed with the image quality. I am comparing it to other compact and super-zoom cameras. I love Pentax cameras, I've owned 4 Pentax DSLR's and they always impressed me. But compared to other manufacturers super-zooms, the X70 was a let-down. Problems: Image quality disappointing.
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