Pentax is not a company to sit quietly on the sidelines and watch the traffic go by. The most recent and startling example of this was the introduction of the Marc Newson designed camera, the K-01.
Going further back and with more relevance to this camera under review were some Pentax products way back in the film era. Remember those times?
The 1970s saw the minuscule 110 format launched by Kodak and a whole avalanche of cameras appeared from seemingly every camera maker that accepted the tiny film cartridge.
And Pentax were in there with the Auto 110, an interchangeable lens reflex camera. Can you believe it!
The camera was so tiny the lens aperture was not built into the lens but into the camera body and doubled as the shutter!
The relevance of this camera is in …