The ZX-L is an entry level camera with some select elements of the professional MZ-S retained. Key is the highly accurate 6-point autofocus system and evaluative meter. There are also some other advanced features not normally found on cameras in this price range. When combined with Super-Multi-Coated Pentax lenses, the ZX-L produces excellent results with accurate images in all types of photographic situations. The ZX-L is user-friendly for beginners and a competent backup camera for professionals.
The Sigma 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 is a new generation of compact standard zoom lens retains the same 1:2 (half lifesize) Tele-macro capabilities of its predecessor. It incorporates a helical focusing system for convenient use of polarizing or graduated filters. This also allows the "Perfect Hood" to be used. A new optical design and flare cuting aperture diaphragm provide even better optical performance.
- 6-Point autofocus system with camera or user control
- High-speed flash syncronization possible with the new AF360FGZ flash
- Auto bracketing
- Illuminated LCD panel
- 11 User-customized function options