Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

1. Pentax KP Silver Body 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, (Silver)

User Ratings: 87

Pentax KP Silver Body First Impressions

"Not a fan of that."

Meh, life goes on, immediately ordered more batteries off Amazon. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. Takes great low light & fireworks pictures. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle.

  • Pentax KP Silver Body 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, (Silver)
  • 24.3 effective Megapixel APS C AA filter less CMOS sensor with Iso 819200 and pixel shift resolution
  • 5 Axis shake reduction system
  • Pixel shift resolution technology; Uses shake reduction to move the image sensor in single pixel increments, to capture 4 images that are combined into a single, Hi Res image
  • A vertical tilt LCD monitor that facilitates high and low angle shooting
  • Dustproof, weather resistant, -10 DegreeC built in Wi Fi
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax KP Silver Body
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax KP Silver Body Final Thoughts

"God bless you Pentax!"

5 seconds to wait for auto focus is not going to kill me. I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. Great deal on this camera package that includes lots of extras. The package is so small and light I barely notice it has a lens.

Overall Score
4.9


(60 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

2. Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black

User Ratings: 87

Pentax KP Black Body First Impressions

"So I ordered it anyway."

I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. The zoom is incredible as well. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife. It took me a while to figure it out. Every thing was fine except I would have liked a better memory card.

  • Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black
  • 24.3 effective Megapixel APS C AA filter less CMOS sensor with Iso 819200 and pixel shift resolution
  • 5 Axis shake reduction system
  • Pixel shift resolution technology; Uses shake reduction to move the image sensor in single pixel increments, to capture 4 images that are combined into a single, Hi Res image
  • A vertical tilt LCD monitor that facilitates high and low angle shooting
  • Dustproof, weather resistant, -10 Degree built in Wi Fi
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax KP Black Body
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax KP Black Body Final Thoughts

"Photos come out great!"

I bought this Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera for a trip I'm taking abroad in February. Looks amazing and excited to try it. Overall, I'm really impressed with this little Pentax KP Black Body. The only problem I had was with the LCD screen. Auto-ISO is on the conservative side, which I would like to have more control over.

Overall Score
4.9


(60 Points)

3. Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black w/Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 Lens for Pe...

User Ratings: 87

Pentax First Impressions

"Zoom I am still iffy on."

Maybe it is for a small POS. The Pentax has many features which are very easy to use and get to. The zoom is incredible as well. Lastly, the complaints about battery life are totally valid. It will take some getting used to.

  • Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black w/Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 Lens for Pentax DSLR Cameras
  • 24.3 effective Megapixel APS C AA filter less CMOS sensor with Iso 819200 and pixel shift resolution
  • 5 Axis shake reduction system
  • Pixel shift resolution technology; Uses shake reduction to move the image sensor in single pixel increments, to capture 4 images that are combined into a single, Hi Res image
  • Fast f/1.8 aperture for outstanding depth of field control.
  • Rounded diaphragm blades create a more circular aperture for smooth, beautiful bokeh at large aperture settings.
  • No Quick shift focus system for instant switching from auto to manual focus.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax Final Thoughts

"The Pentax does it."

If you want to take bird pictures. So glad I chose the Pentax . I feel that it takes better pictures than the DSC-HX50. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold.

Overall Score
4.9


(60 Points)

4. Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black w/Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 Lens for Pe...

User Ratings: 87

Pentax First Impressions

"Zoom I am still iffy on."

Maybe it is for a small POS. The Pentax has many features which are very easy to use and get to. The zoom is incredible as well. Lastly, the complaints about battery life are totally valid. It will take some getting used to.

  • Pentax KP 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, Black w/Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 Lens for Pentax DSLR Cameras
  • 24.3 effective Megapixel APS C AA filter less CMOS sensor with Iso 819200 and pixel shift resolution
  • 5 Axis shake reduction system
  • Pixel shift resolution technology; Uses shake reduction to move the image sensor in single pixel increments, to capture 4 images that are combined into a single, Hi Res image
  • Fast f/1.8 aperture for outstanding depth of field control.
  • Rounded diaphragm blades create a more circular aperture for smooth, beautiful bokeh at large aperture settings.
  • No Quick shift focus system for instant switching from auto to manual focus.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax Final Thoughts

"The Pentax does it."

If you want to take bird pictures. So glad I chose the Pentax . I feel that it takes better pictures than the DSC-HX50. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold.

Overall Score
4.9


(60 Points)

5. Canon PowerShot G5 X 20.2MP Point and Shoot Digital Camera + Extra Battery + Digital Flash + Camera ...

User Ratings: 63

Canon PowerShot G5 X First Impressions

"The upgrade works fine."

They make it look like I know what I'm doing. I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos. The package is so small and light I barely notice it has a lens. While the 24-70 seems good, I can’t wait for a new Canon PowerShot G5 X. The battery life is outstanding, lasted her whole two week trip with moderate use.

  • Canon PowerShot G5 X 20.2MP Point and Shoot Digital Camera + Extra Battery + Digital Flash + Camera Case + 128GB Class 10 Memory Card - International Version
  • 20.2MP 1" High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor || DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 4.2x Optical Zoom f/1.8-2.8 Lens || 24-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder || 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Multi-Angle Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps || Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • ISO 12800 & 5.9 fps Continuous Shooting || Manual Control Dials, Star Shooting Mode
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon PowerShot G5 X
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon PowerShot G5 X Final Thoughts

"Not necessary with this."

That is the reason I bought this Canon PowerShot G5 X. Been looking for a easy to use, simple Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera. I bought this Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera for a trip I'm taking abroad in February. This camera far exceeded my expectations. Mid-afternoon typically required swapping in a charged battery.

Overall Score
4.3


(4 Points)

6. Canon Powershot SX730 HS Bundle (Silver) + Basic Accessory Kit - Including to Get Started

User Ratings: 75 7

WhoIsCamera SX730K First Impressions

"So far, so good."

Plus I have various DSLRs and a beautiful WhoIsCamera. It is easy to use and takes clear pictures. I love the LED light and extra batteries for the camera and light. This camera does just what I have wanted, including zoom in video recorder mode. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife.

  • Canon Powershot SX730 HS Bundle (Silver) + Basic Accessory Kit - Including to Get Started
  • 'WHOISCAMERA' CANON CAMERAS FAVORITE DEALER - Includes Canon Full USA Warranty.
  • 'WHOISCAMERA' BASIC HANDPICKED BUNDLE - Canon Digital Camera Sx730 HS Body - SanDisk 32GB Card - Point & Shoot Camera Case - Mini Tripod - Card Reader - Memory Card Wallet - Lens Pen - Screen Protectors - Microfiber Cloth - Cleaning Solution - Cotton Swabs.
  • INCLUDED WITH THE CANON SX730 CAMERA - Battery Pack NB-13L - Battery Charger CB-2LH - Wrist Strap WS-800
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GO PRO - Powerful 40x Optical Zoom with Zoom Framing Assist - Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth technology - 20.3 Megapixel^ CMOS Sensor - DIGIC 6 Image Processor - 1080p Full HD Video at 60p.
  • THE 'WHOISCAMERA' PROMISE – ‘Satisfaction guaranteed’ is all fine and dandy, but we'd much rather you be absolutely THRILLED with your order, so we’ll move heaven and earth to make that happen!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The WhoIsCamera SX730K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

WhoIsCamera SX730K Final Thoughts

"Colors are good."

If the battery does run low, you can pop in normal alkaline. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo. The zoom and autofocus makes it easy. This camera does just what I have wanted, including zoom in video recorder mode. The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning.

Overall Score
4.6


(48 Points)

7. Nikon COOLPIX P900 Digital Camera: with 83x Optical Zoom and Built-in Wi-Fi(Black) + 64GB 1200X SDXC...

User Ratings: 78 3

AOM P900KIT First Impressions

"Still five stars!"

After taking a photo, it would not focus or operate, or so it seemed. With a prime lens, zoom is one less thing you worry about. So glad I chose the AOM P900KIT. I have already taken it and my P900 to three photo shoots. This is the perfect compromise camera for me.

  • Nikon COOLPIX P900 Digital Camera: with 83x Optical Zoom and Built-in Wi-Fi(Black) + 64GB 1200X SDXC Card + 2 EN-EL23 Batteries + Case + Flexible Tripod + Pro Bundle: International Version
  • P 900 (26499) 16MP CMOS Sensor - 24-2000mm 35mm Equivalent Focal Length p900
  • 83x Optical Zoom NIKKOR Super ED VR Lens - 900P Vari-Angle TFT LCD Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder - Dual Detect Optical VR - 1 Year AOM Warranty
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video - Built-In Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS
  • Auto & Full Manual Exposure Control -166x Dynamic Fine Zoom, 332x Digi Zoom
  • Batteries: 2 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AOM P900KIT
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

AOM P900KIT Final Thoughts

"Awesome pics!"

Meh, life goes on, immediately ordered more batteries off Amazon. Not to mention it worked great as a Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera too. 5 seconds to wait for auto focus is not going to kill me. Better photos than her XR phone. I needed a Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera with a sensor larger than what is on my smartphone.

Overall Score
4.6


(97 Points)

8. Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm ...

User Ratings: 56 8

Canon 6166B001 First Impressions

"It's solid."

Takes great low light & fireworks pictures. I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos. I'm still playing around with it. I'm still playing around with it. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife.

  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full HD Video Recording (Silver)
  • 10.1 effective megapixel, 1/2.3-inch high-sensitivity CMOS sensor
  • 3-inch TFT PureColor system LCD with wide-viewing angle
  • DIGIC 5 Image Processor
  • Full 1080p HD video with stereo sound and dedicated movie button
  • 28mm wide-angle lens (12x optical zoom, approx. 4x digital zoom and 48x combined zoom) with optical image stabilizer
  • World's thinnest camera with a 12x Optical Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 10.1 MP CMOS Sensor with DIGIC 5 Image Processor (up to 3200 ISO)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 6166B001
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 6166B001 Final Thoughts

"Has a big LCD display."

I wanted something to capture my kids activities. If you receive an error message to turn off and then on remove the lens cap. One thing that worries me is the little flap that covers the USB connector. With a prime lens, zoom is one less thing you worry about. It took me a while to figure it out.

Overall Score
4.1


(415 Points)

9. Canon PowerShot SX530 HS - Wi-Fi Enabled Digital Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle Including 24GB ...

User Ratings: 52

Canon sx530 First Impressions

"An AMAZING DEAL!"

I can't wait to try it out at the zoo. I would like a firmware update to fix that. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo. Personally, I preferred it to have a wider lens, say 28mm equivalent. But overall I really liked this bundle and the quality is awesome!

  • Canon PowerShot SX530 HS - Wi-Fi Enabled Digital Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle Including 24GB SDHC Memory Card Lens Cleaning kit + Extra Battery & AC/DC Turbo Travel Charger.
  • For capturing everything from vacation videos to everyday snaps, you'll want the PowerShot SX530 HS by your side.
  • Canon 50x Optical Zoom Lens offers adequate magnification for shooting amazingly sharp close-ups.
  • Built in Wi-Fi feature enables easy and efficient posting on Facebook and Instagram with image quality far superior to that of a smartphone.
  • Capture thousands of high resolution photos with the Transcend 16GB and 8GB SDHC memory cards.
  • Our exclusive accessory kit includes 2 SDHC memory cards, a Lens cleaning kit, flexible tripod, replacement battery and travel charger, cleaning pen, microSD card reader/writer, and protective case.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon sx530
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon sx530 Final Thoughts

"Wonderful pictures."

Love the small compact size which will be perfect for traveling. Some people even claim that the Canon sx530 rivals medium format quality. Overall good camera and value but needs improvements in the hardware. This camera also has the best in camera JPEG processing I've ever seen. Great deal on this camera package that includes lots of extras.

Overall Score
4.3


(8 Points)

10. Panasonic DC-FZ80K 4K 18.1MP Point & Shoot Digital Camera + 64GB SD Card & Filter Accessory Bundle

User Ratings: 46

Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K First Impressions

"Love my new Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K!"

The image I've shared was taken from over 15 feet away with just the optical zoom. I started with a NEX-6 and moved up to an Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K. It is easy to use and takes clear pictures. I needed a Pentax Point & Shoot Digital Camera with a sensor larger than what is on my smartphone. It will take some getting used to.

  • Panasonic DC-FZ80K 4K 18.1MP Point & Shoot Digital Camera + 64GB SD Card & Filter Accessory Bundle
  • PANASONIC AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full PANASONIC USA WARRANTY
  • Panasonic DC-FZ80K 4K 18.1MP Point & Shoot Digital Camera (Black)
  • Full Range 60X Long Zoom - 18.1MP Sensor Resolution - Exclusive 4K PHOTO Combined with 4K Video Capture Performance - Wi-Fi Connection with Mobile Device
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: DZ-FZ80K Camera - Battery Pack - AC Adapter - USB Cable - Shoulder Strap - Lens Cap - Lens Cap String
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sandisk Extreme 64GB SDXC Memory Card - Tamrac Tradewind Zoom Bag - DMW-BMB9 Replacement Battery - Battery Charger - SLR Photo & Video Rechargeable LED Light - 72" Monopod - 12" Rubberized Spider Tripod - 55mm UV Polarizer and FLD Deluxe Filter Kit - 55mm Graduated Color Multicoated 6pc. Filter Set - Corel PaintShop Pro X9 - Dust Removal Blower System - Lens Cleaning Pen - Memory Card Wallet - Card Reader - Mini Tripod - Screen Protectors - 3pc. Cleaning Kit - Microfiber Cloth
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K Final Thoughts

"Great clarity."

A great camera for the money and my needs! The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning. I like everything about the camera. This camera far exceeded my expectations. The initial charge using the Beach Camera E3PNDCFZ80K to charge the battery took about 2 hours.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

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