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Pentax K200D (with 18-55mm Lens)

Pentax K200D (with 18-55mm Lens)

10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 3.1x Optical Zoom
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Best Digital SLR Camera Overall Under $800
Editors' Ratings:
"Highly Recommended" at DPReview.com
"Dave's Pick" at Imaging-Resource.com
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“With a built in shake reduction feature in a weather sealed body, this camera does not require costly anti-shake lenses, and can be used with almost all existing PENTAX interchangeable lenses for producing blur free shots in low light. It is equipped…”
Expert
31 Compliments
53 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Pentax K200D is the perfect choice for the entry level photographer. A solid camera that will accept any lens built by Pentax with a 10MP imaging sensor and an in-body anti shake system, will make anyone feel comfortable getting used to the leap in…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“This DSLR from Pentax provides terrific value in its category (entry-level DSLRs). It too has in-body shake-reduction (CCD-shift type) feature & a top-mounted LCD. The camera has one of the larger and brighter viewfinders among entry-level DSLRs…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“As companies introduce newer and cheaper entry-level cameras with stripped-down features in a pricing race to the bottom, the older entry-level cameras emerge as slightly pricier and far more full-featured options that offer capabilities that the newest…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The K200D is a versatile and feature-rich camera produced by Pentax. Though some of its features, like weather-seals for rain/dust, aren’t strictly useful for fast action, the K200D offers good image quality and most of the tools needed to produce…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
Recommended as
“The Pentax K200D is a full-featured entry-level SLR camera. While it’s not class-leading, the K200D offers good high-ISO quality, producing images that tend to be grainy but also extremely detailed. The K200D also features a built-in…”
Expert
1 Compliment
4 Recommendations
Recommended as
“As a traveler, you will appreciate the K200D’s weather and dust resistant body. Whether you are shooting in a misty jungle, up on a snowy peak or in the dusty desert, this camera will keep shooting when others would stop. The K200D’s 11-point…”
Website
1 Compliment
9 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Pentax’s K200D entry-level SLR gives a lot of bang for the buck and has better performance than last year’s model. Despite low noise and pleasingly detailed images, technically inaccurate colors keep it from capturing the gold medal for image…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“This DSLR from Pentax has an in-body shake-reduction (CCD-shift type) feature so image stabilization is available for all the lenses. The camera provides a useful top-mounted LCD, which can be used to quickly verify critical parameters like the ISO…”

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