Pentax K-5 and 18-55mm lens reviews and prices: SLR camera

23 customer reviews

+ This digital camera scores high on build quality. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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9.1 out of 10 based on 23 reviews.
Pentax K-5 and 18-55mm lens: 16.3 MP (Megapixels) digital SLR camera. See full product description

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Some customer reviews of Pentax K-5 and 18-55mm lens

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Duncan, Preston Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to adjst settings -controls are to hand. Metering and autofocus work well, quiet shutter. build quality is excellent and inspires confidence. sensitivity range allows very low light photography, a real bonus.
Bad points:
Video can be tricky. Focussing is not that easy and exposure can be variable.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Jun 2012

david, Leeds Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
sturdy build
Bad points:
a little on the pricey side
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Jun 2012

Paul, London Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent image quality, well thought out placement of controls, rugged build quality
Bad points:
I didn't buy this for video so none really
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Jun 2012

Peter, Birmingham Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Features
Build quality
Image quality
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Jul 2012

Vitas, DN2 Experienced amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
fast af
good fps
Bad points:
too much grain above 400iso
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 7.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Oct 2012

Mark, Oldbury Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Build Quality, ease of use, can use old Pentax lenses, image quality.
Bad points:
none found yet
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Oct 2012

Les, Swansea Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very good overall.
Bad points:
As I am new to a DSLR, I am still getting to grips with the controls. Previously only used a 35mm.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jul 2012

Product Features

Camera Type SLR
Screen size (Inches) 3
Video recorder Yes
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