Pentax K-5

Announced Sep 20, 2010 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The Pentax K-5's compact, solid body, generally well thought-out ergonomics, comprehensive feature set, and excellent image quality, in both still and movie modes make it one of the best APS-C DSLRs currently on the market.

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Gold Award
83%
dpreview score
Good for

enthusiast photographers who need a rugged body and and great low light performance.

Not so good for

shooters who need the quickest possible access to movie mode.

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