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Pentax K-5 targets serious photo enthusiasts

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Pentax K-5 Digital SLR Camera

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    MSRP: $1300

    Pros

    • Weather sealed Magnesium/stainless steel chassis
    • Fast 7fps burst mode
    • Excellent image quality at wide ISO range
    • Both PEF Raw files and DNG formats available
    • Excellent battery life
    • Variety of in-camera processing options
    • Good Mac compatibility

    Cons

    • Optical viewfinder renders slightly warm tint
    • Zoom lens a bit noisy during focusing
    • Limited movie setting options
    • Limited lens selection compared to the competition

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