Pentax X70 Review

4.0
September 3, 2009 | Gavin Stoker |

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#1 AA

How long does it take to zoom from the Wide to the Tele? How many seconds?

4:52 pm - Thursday, September 3, 2009

#2 Joe Smokie

There seems to be an error in the review. When talking about taking shots at night in the Image Quality section the reviewer states:

“The Nikon D3000’s maximum shutter speed is 4 seconds, which is not very good news if you’re seriously interested in night photography. “

But the review is on the Pentax X70 not the Nikon D3000. Mistakes happen, just wanted to point it out to clear up confusion.

6:31 pm - Thursday, September 3, 2009

#3 mike marshall

The fact that there is no Canon included in Main Rivals strikes me as a glaring omission. The SX10 IS, now the SX20 IS, should be at the top of the list, along with Panasonic’s FZ35/38. The more expensive SX1 IS is another consideration.

What I find intriguing is that the Pentax, Kodak and Nikon (also not mentioned) all feature the same lens. And Samsung is about to make it four.

8:50 pm - Thursday, September 3, 2009

#4 Glenn Fernandes

Thanks for the useful post. This camera has a decent look. The features are not great but satisfying. Image quality is not very satisfying.

6:11 am - Monday, September 14, 2009

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