5.0 out of 10 based on 329 reviews

Pentax K-01

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  • User Score (285)
    8.9 8.9 from 285 reviewers
  • Expert Score (26)
    7.3 7.3 from 26 reviewers
  • Design (3)
    4.2 4.2 from 3 reviewers
  • Value for money (3)
    4.4 4.4 from 3 reviewers
  • Features (3)
    4.4 4.4 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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Users:
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7-8
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5-6
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3-4
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  • 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. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    8.0/10
    14 June 2012

    The Pentax K-01 has a style all its own and it's a fun camera to use. Some people may find it to be too bulky and cumbersome, but equally, we think many people will appreciate the hefty size and very sturdy build quality. Read more

    • Interesting and useful design, Can produce clear and vibrant images, Good menu system
    • Dynamic range not great, Fixed screen position
  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    7 May 2012

    Pentax has just revealed the K-01 – a new interchangeable lens digital camera which was designed in collaboration with acclaimed designer Marc Newson. The K-01 is a standout as a mirrorless interchangeable digital camera and provides the quality of a DSLR with a body size of a compact. Read more

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