Decent camera. Very good high ISO performance. Excellent small primes. Decent IQ. Problems: Horrible AF speed. Also had camera for 3 months and it died. The problem was covered under warranty. Pentax took 5 months to fix it (yes that's not a typo). Remember this camera was only 3 months old. AVOID PENTAX AT ALL COSTS! A company that so poorly supports their products like this doesn't deserve anyone's money. Their absence of zero currently available long telephotos over 200mm is ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
Pentax *ist DS2
Announced Aug 22, 2005 •
6 megapixels | 2.5″ screen | APS-C sensor
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