At a Glance
- Small and lightweight for a megazoom
- Very easy to use
- Short battery life
- Slightly hard to hold
The 24X-optical-zoom Pentax X70 is one of the lightest, smallest megazoom cameras on the market, but it maintains “bigness” where it should: in the lens.
By eliminating extraneous buttons, Pentax has also made the X70 very simple to use. With a 24X optical zoom, it’s also one of the lightest, smallest megazoom cameras on the market.The downsides: short battery life and a body that can be a little tough to hold.