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Pentax X90 Digital Camera Review

The Pentax X90 is a solid ultrazoom camera, with strong performance and a healthy range of manual control options. It's easy enough to use, but not always the most comfortable thing to hold—making the X90 a less-than-perfect choice.

$399.95 MSRP
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Introduction

The Pentax X90 is a solid ultrazoom camera, with strong performance and a healthy range of manual control options. The menu and controls are easy to navigate, so even a beginner would have no trouble figuring out how to perform a custom white balance or swap between Aperture Priority and full auto mode. There are a couple of strange button design choices, however, and the narrow grip left much to be desired. This makes the Pentax a definite try-before-you-buy camera.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Nikon Coolpix P100 Comparison
  12. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 Comparison
  13. Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery