What we think
It’s not quite the best all-round option at this price, and is outgunned by many cheaper rivals, but fine build quality, snappy AF and excellent image quality make the Pentax KP worth a look.
Reasons to buy
- + Capable AF system (in AF-S)
- + Compact body for its class
- + Great ISO noise control
- + Very effective IS system
Reasons to avoid
- - Lacklustre video quality
- - Expensive
- - Continuous AF performance
- - LCD a little behind the times
Compare Pentax KP prices from 2 retailers
- Pentax K-P Silver Body Digital SLR Camera$1,499.00+ Shipping: $9.95
- Pentax K-P Black Body Digital SLR Camera$1,499.00+ Shipping: $9.95
- Pentax K-P Black w/DA 40mm f/2.8 XS Lens Digital SLR Camera$1,699.00+ Shipping: $9.95
- Pentax K-P Silver w/ DA 40mm f/2.8 XS Lens Digital SLR Camera$1,699.00+ Shipping: $9.95
- Pentax KP DSLR Body$1,759.00Free Shipping
- Pentax KP DSLR + 40mm F2.8 XS DA Lens$1,848.00Free Shipping
- Pentax KP DSLR + 20-40mm f/2.8-4 ED DC WR Lens$2,559.00Free Shipping
The Pentax KP's compact Silver body is packed with state-of-the-art technologies including a high-performance optical viewfinder to help you capture once-in-a-lifetime moments, faithfully and beautifully. It is also extremely resistant to environmental factors: rain, snow and freezing temperatures. Most of all, it boasts overwhelming image power, supported by approximately 24.3 effective megapixels and a top sensitivity of ISO 819200. The PENTAX KP’s compact and slim design optimizes performance, operability and portability. It boasts a fully weather and cold proof design to resist water, fog, snow, sand and dust, for top performance in extreme field conditions.
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The Pentax KP Digital Camera was added to the Digital Cameras category in March 2017.
The lowest price GetPrice has found for the Pentax KP Digital Camera in Australia is $1,499.00 from Camera House.
Other merchants who stock it are Camera House, Digital Camera Warehouse.
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