5.0 out of 10 based on 314 reviews

Pentax K-01

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  • User Score (274)
    8.9 8.9 from 274 reviewers
  • Expert Score (25)
    7.3 7.3 from 25 reviewers
  • Design (3)
    4.2 4.2 from 3 reviewers
  • Value for money (3)
    4.4 4.4 from 3 reviewers
  • Features (3)
    4.5 4.5 from 3 reviewers
  • Ease of use (3)
    5.1 5.1 from 3 reviewers
  • Performance (2)
    4.5 4.5 from 2 reviewers
  • Picture quality (3)
    5.7 5.7 from 3 reviewers
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Experts:
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7-8
(19)
5-6
(5)
3-4
(0)
1-2
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Users:
9-10
(177)
7-8
(61)
5-6
(25)
3-4
(7)
1-2
(4)
  • Expert Reviews

  1. D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail

    D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
    2 August 2012

    A solid practical camera that produces great results, especially when set to autofocus and auto-metering modes. Setting the K-01 up and navigating the menus is friendly and the camera is a pleasure to photograph with. The K-01 allows you to just get on and take photographs. Read more

    • Quirky looks, Robust, Easy to use, Excellent image quality
    • Quirky looks, Inaccurate focus
  2. PhotoReview

    PhotoReview
    8.8/10
    2 May 2012

    Buy this camera if : – You already own a suite of Pentax K-mount lenses. – You’re seeking an interchangeable-lens compact camera with superior high-ISO performance and a high sensitivity range. – You would enjoy a camera with lots of creative in-camera adjustments. Read more

  3. MacWorld

    MacWorld
    5.0/10
    5 October 2012

    If you own a large collection of Pentax K-Mount lenses, this is a serious option. But the bulk, weight and terrible autofocus will turn off most other potential customers. Read more

  4. DPexpert

    31 May 2012

    This is a 16 megapixel camera with in-body image stabilisation, supplied with the Pentax 18–55mm kit lens. It is essentially the K-5 with the mirror and prism removed enclosed in a chunky body designed by Marc Newson. It comes in two colours – electric yellow and staid black. Read more

  • User Reviews

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