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the k-x from AmazonThe Pentax K-x Digital SLR Camera

The Recommended Retail Price (RRP) is $649.99.

To save you having to do lots of searches we've done the research for you and come up with the following best buys. We've tried to compare like for like, so here the prices quoted are for the Pentax K-x model with 12.4 megapixel resolution; and Pentax 18-55mm and 50-200mm zoom lenses.

The Pentax K-x come in 8 colors so make sure you order the one you want.

Pentax k-x now in 8 colors


  • High-resolution 12.4-megapixel CMOS image sensor features sensor-shift Shake Reduction for stabilized image and video capture up to 4 stops max.
  • Large 2.7-inch LCD features Live View with contrast, phase difference and Face Detection autofocus (up to 16 faces). 
  • Capture widescreen HD video in full 720p resolution (1280x720) at 24 FPS cinematic framerate, using any Pentax 35mm lens. 
  • Highly compact DSLR body design allows for 1-handed operation and comfort when traveling.
  • Powerful automatic modes, including Pentax Auto Picture and scene modes, ensure the perfect shot in any situation, while helping new photographers learn DSLR photography.
  • Creative processing and filter modes produce high-quality finished images, while offering the ability to explore artistic freedom through unique special effects.
  • True HDR image capture blends 3 bracketed images into a single picture with outstanding shadow, highlight and midrange detail.
  • Fast 4.7-FPS capture speed and 1/6000-second maximum shutter speeds are possible with the Pentax Prime II image processing engine.
  • Responsive 11-point wide-angle SAFOX VIII autofocus system focuses quickly and accurately and can easily track moving subjects.
  • Capture up to 1,900 shots with universally available, easy-to-find AA lithium batteries (also compatible with AA NiMH rechargeable and alkaline batteries).


Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers high-end features including Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher class models.

What's in the Box

  • K-x Black
  • DA L 18-55
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW99
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Strap O-ST53
  • Hotshoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ 
  • Body Mount cover
  • AA lithium batteries (*4)