'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. '
'Cost-conscious shoppers will be able to choose from "wine red" and black color options.'
'Offering a host of convenient, user-friendly features — including an upgraded Smile Capture function that automatically and accurately detects and records the subject’s smiling face — this new entry-class model simplifies high-quality digital photography for everyone — even for new photographers. '