Summary

Our Score

7/10

Review Price £80.00

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

At its 28mm wideangle extreme the LS465 delivers pretty sharp results.

(1/250sec @ f/3.9, ISO 64, 24mm, AWB)

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

Zoom all the way in to 140mm though and the LS465's 5x optical zoom struggles to keep faraway subjects sharp.

(1/100sec @ f/6.3, ISO 500, 140mm, AWB)

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

So long as sensitivity is kept at or below ISO 400 the LS465 is fine for everyday point-and-shoot opportunities.

(1/450sec @ f3.9, ISO 64, 28mm, AWB)

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

That said, it's not impossible to get a half-decent image at ISO 800, so long as you can accept a little noise.

(1/250sec @ f/4.5, ISO 64, 50mm, AWB)

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

Even in flat light the Auto Picture scene-rocognition mode can deliver quite good results.

(1/180sec @ f/3.9, ISO 64, 28mm, AWB)

Pentax Optio LS465 Sample Image

There is a slight tendency for the LS465 to underexpose slightly on occasion though.

(1/250sec @ f/4.5, ISO 64, 35mm, AWB)

Scores In Detail

Build Quality
7/10
Design & Features
7/10
Image Quality
7/10
Value
8/10

Our Score

7/10
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