As the last major manufacturer to join the enthusiast compact category, does Pentax deliver anything unique with the Pentax MX-1? Read the Pentax MX-1 review...

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Pentax MX-1

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Pentax MX-1 review

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£399.00
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Pentax MX-1 review – Metering

Of the hundreds of images captured as part of this review, it’s surprisingly difficult to find ones with any serious errors of judgement on the part of the MX-1’s metering system. When capturing scenes with a particularly broad dynamic range, the camera’s tendency is to prioritise the subject over any highlight details. Inevitably, this means some of the brightest details will be lost, but no more than would be expected for a camera with such a sensor.

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  1. 1. Pentax MX-1 at a glance
  2. 2. Pentax MX-1 review - Build and handling
  3. 3. Pentax MX-1 review - Metering
  4. 4. Pentax MX-1 review - Autofocus
  5. 5. Pentax MX-1 review - Dynamic range
  6. 6. Pentax MX-1 review - Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  7. 7. Pentax MX-1 review - White balance and colour
  8. 8. Pentax MX-1 review - Viewfinder, LCD and video
  9. 9. Pentax MX-1 review - Our verdict
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