'More unusually still at this level, the K-x’s light sensitivity settings can be boosted to a semi-pro equivalent ISO 12,800 for flash free photography in the near dark and 16:9 widescreen format HD video recording – at 1280 x 720 pixels, 24fps, rather than Full HD 1920 x 1080 – marking this out as an affordable all-in-one device. '
'Small and light, the Pentax K-x seems like a well-built, no-nonsense digital SLR'
'The new K-x felt sturdy.'
'The camera also features a new 'cross-processing' mode on top of an already impressive range of filters and processing options. '
'Fronted by a 27.5mm-equivalent wide-angle lens with a 4x zoom, the 12-megapixel ultracompact camera is point-and-shoot simple with all the automatic comforts we expect as well as some extras found above its price point. '
'It squeezes in several neat features, including HD video capture , but achieving the low price did necessitate making a few compromises. '
'The Pentax Optio P70 squeezes in several neat features, including HD video capture, but achieving the low price did necessitate making a few compromises. '
'Despite a few compromises, the Optio P70 offers good value for a small, light camera that you can carry anywhere. '