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Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Review

The Pentax K-30 is a robust camera with some decent video features, but its performance was lackluster in our tests.

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Introduction

The weatherproof Pentax K-30 is a robust camera with some decent video features, but its performance was lackluster in our tests. Pentax has made strides to improve the video recording capabilities on its DSLR cameras, but the K-30 still falls short compared to the competition in this price range.

Motion & Sharpness

The Pentax K-30 rendered motion fairly well, but it struggled with some artifacting and ghosting around areas where motion was a problem. Sharpness also continued to be distractingly bad, with finer patterns seemingly fluxing as moire overpowered the image in parts of our motion test.