Pentax K-5 Digital Camera Review

The K-5 is the best Pentax we've tested thanks to a capable new sensor and sharp kit lens.

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Pentax's K-5 features a number of improvements over the K-7, not the least of which is a new 16.2 megapixel sensor that boasts strong color representation and, when paired with the excellent weather resistant kit lens, a sharpness rating that exceeds many competitors in the class.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Ease of Use
  15. Handling
  16. Controls
  17. Speed
  18. Extras
  19. Video Features
  20. Conclusion