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Pentax Optio RS1000

Pentax Optio RS1000
alaScore 85

13 reviews

May, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Pentax Optio RS1000. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the viewfinder. The image quality is also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the shutter.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio RS1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Pentax Optio RS1000


A budget compact that you can change to match your socks.

May, 2011

Expert review by : Hayley Paterek (

Pentax Optio RS1000


Pentax Optio RS100: Customise your compact to suit your shooting style

For a basic compact the Optio RS1000 performs well. With its customisation abilities, it'll appeal most to a younger generation of compact consumers

Mar, 2011

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Pentax - Optio RS1000


As we noted recently with the Pentax Optio RZ10, it's becoming more and more difficult for manufacturers to devise unique selling points for models at the lower end of the compact digital camera market. With the ...

If you want a straightforward, inexpensive point 'n' shoot compact digital that you can endlessly personalise, and which still produces more than reasonable stills, HD movies and some fun after-effects, the Pentax Optio RS1000 fits the bill perfectly.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Mike Flacy (

Pentax Optio RS1000 Preview


In addition to the announcements in their SLR line, Pentax also released details about the Optio RS1000 compact digital camera. Ideal for creative photographers, you have the ability to customize the faceplate of the RS1000 with the stock designs or...

Sep, 2010


Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Pentax Optio RS1000 Review


The Pentax Optio RS1000 is a well-specified entry-level compact camera with a clever twist - its front panel can be personalised with your own photographs or illustrations, potentially making every RS1000 unique. There is also a RS1000 website where...

If you're looking for an inexpensive yet stylish pocket camera for occasional snapping at parties and when out and about without your more 'professional' camera, then the Pentax Optio RS1000 steps forward as a capable and affordable option. If you want...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (

Great Pictures, Minor Annoyances


Flash is embed on the front, and doesn't open or close which I like this in a point and shoot. Flash settings are very easy with a dedicated button. *No need to use the 10x digital zoom past the 4x optical. It is easier to frame a photo post...

I overpaid for this camera in a retail store on vacation when I wasn't happy with the picture quality that my wife's 2 Panasonic Lumix cameras were producing, but I am still very happy with the purchase because of the picture quality ; It handles...

Picture review (play mode) is accomplished by turning the camera on and hitting the "play" button, which only changes the screen to review pictures. It is a nice feature when wanting to review pictures quickly after taking them and when you want to...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

Affordable and Creative


One of the best camera I've gotten in years. I usually end up goin for cheaper brands because they're cheap and looks kinda handy.

The Camera box looked really nice. It came with everything. The basic custom skins are provided. The pictures looks pretty good, lots of different picture mode. You can custom make your own skin with the program provided or at their website. For 100$,...

No memory card included. Feels really light. The HD video capture is pretty bad. It looks over sharpened to the point the video looks like sand. Same type quality in my old DV camcorder. But it still looks great, just a bit more of video editing to do

Dec, 2010

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