Pentax K-S1 Review - The K-S1 is a DSLR which stands out from the crowd thanks to some eye-catching design features, but it also boasts a serious spec.
Pentax K-S1 Review – Verdict
Although it’s hard to escape the unconventional looks of the K-S1, and nor should you, to asses it’s merits in the entry- to mid-range DSLR market it’s worth considering it apart from those for a second.
On the whole it’s a model which impresses. The AF speed is up there with the best in class, while the viewfinder is also much better than a lot of equivalent models.
Although the handling does have a few issues, such as the poorly designed control dial, the angular handgrip actually provides a good hold on the camera when out shooting.
The model also boasts an impressive sensor which, thanks to the absence of an optical low pass filter, delivers a great amount of detail.
So, if you the design isn’t for you and you can manage to put it to one side you’ll get your hands on a very good DSLR. Who knows, you might even find a colour combination to your liking!