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Pentax Optio LS1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the focus and performance are on the whole positive. The design and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some less positive views about the viewfinder.

value for money, image quality, design, performance, focus


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio LS1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for Pentax Optio LS1000


alaTest has collected and analysed 8 user reviews of Pentax Optio LS1000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

image quality, value for money, design, portability, focus

62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pentax Optio LS1000 ( 14 pixels,4 -x opt. Zoom (3 Zoll Display) )Pentax Optio LS 1000

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Great Camera Buy


Love this camera!! For people that just want to shoot a picture quickly and easily this is the one. Love all the different settings and captures i.e. moving kids, setting for is you're taking a picture of a dog or cat - I love it! Would definatiely...

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one of the best so far


find this camera to be very good and the software that comes with it to be very good also. Have not use it much yet but in tend to do so soon as going on holiday and this was purchased to allow me to take good quality photos and videos when thier. The...


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Easy and good to use


I found this one of the easiest and most reliable cameras I have had.They have managed to put many facilities into a small camera.

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Exceptional value for the money


Exceptional value for the money.Pentax quality and build at a Budget price.

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Very good purchase


Exellent purchase for an amazing price! This camera worth it!

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well known brand at a bargain price !


I had a Pentax SLR camera for many years and found it totaly reliable, with the latest digital cameras I have been looking for a Pentax and found it at Asda at a bargain price, just what I wanted . Well done Asda!!

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Pentax Optio LS1000 - black


What attracted me to this camera was the box style and its colour. This camera was sitting amongst some really expensive models, even though I already have a Sony and a Samsung I was taken back by its spec , small face filter which reduces the size of...

Price,Style and built in features

No view finder, but not the end of the world

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.33''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Pentax D-LI108
Battery Type:Pentax D-LI108


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No