Written on: 04/04/2001 by Niladri Kar.
One of the cheapest autofocus compact SLR available.
It is well built, layout of the various controls are easy to reach without removing your eye from the view finder. With Pentax FA lenses the autofocus is fast (though a bit noisy) and reliable. Focus lock facility is available.
The metering system based on two zones is okay, except in a very contrasty situation. Film loading, winding and rewinding are smooth and rarely fails. Automatic exposure modes are useful, though one may stop using... (read more)