' Panasonic has done a good job of mixing intermediate photography features with easy-to-use features in the Lumix G2, making it an ideal entry-level DSLR camera.
'We found that the Panasonic G2 is suitable exactly for whom it's designed for: a camera for the compact camera upgrader, who will find welcome in its user-friendly features, rather than the DSLR downgrader who might find the ISO performance a little lacking.'
'Overall, the Panasonic G2 is a big improvement on the G1, offering a refreshing new way to interact with the camera.'
'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. '
'the camera feels fairly sturdy with the exception of the right side, which is capped by plastic with part of it being a door covering the mini HDMI and USB/AV port.'
'Shadow detail is somewhat limited, due mostly to the camera's noise suppression efforts.'
'consumers a great compact camera'
'Screen brightness is manually adjustable (five steps), though even with the brightness maxed, there's too much glare off the display's coating to effectively use the camera in bright, direct sunlight.'