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Smile, Say cheese

Advantages: takes good photos
Disadvantages: not quite as small as some cameras

When my old camera got dropped on the floor one drunken evening over Xmas, I decided I had to go and buy another one immediately. However, three days after Xmas I did not want to spend too much money. I thought I would have a problem purchasing a good c ...

Bethnone37 17.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Pentax Espio 738 G ZOOM

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Photagraphy can be simple

Advantages: Excellent quality and convenience
Disadvantages: Poor for close-ups and landscapes

After decades of excellent service from my old Praktica SLR camera I decided I needed something lighter and easier to use, particularly when travelling and indoors. However I was reluctant to satisfy too much quality and reliability, having seen the resu ...

muzzer43 23.06.2000 · Read full review

Review of Pentax Espio 140M Compact Camera

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Snazzy snapper

Advantages: Powerful zoom, ease of use, plenty of functions
Disadvantages: Bulky, sometimes the auto focus is out.

...compact camera had packed up on me and so it was time for a new one. Now I like photography but I’m no David Bailey so I wasn’t ready for a SLR camera but I did want a flexible camera for a wide range of shots, enter the Pentax Espio ...

ian.grist 11.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Pentax Espio 200 Compact Camera

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Does any other compact have this zoom?

Advantages: 200 mm zoom, good design and looks
Disadvantages: Pictures can on occasions lack sharpness, can be difficult to use

I have owned Pentax zoom camera's for a number of years. I bought the Pentax 200 as a replacement for my previous camera which had been stolen on a holiday in the Alps. My previous Pentax Espio had had a 150mm zoom and I found for taking close up' ...

newb00ts 06.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Pentax Espio 200 Compact Camera

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wow!

Advantages: lovely long zoom; accurate focus and lighting
Disadvantages: no wide angle; quite bulky

200 mm zoom lens in a compact? “I want it… NOW!” was my immediate reaction. But does this combination really work? Or have the physical limitations of a compact camera been stretched a bit too far this time? Well, it works surprisingly well – the passive ...

Murph 16.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Pentax Espio 200 Compact Camera

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