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Pentax E85 Alternatives

The E85 comes in at #247 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Here is a brief overview of the E85.

12MP 1/2.3" 145 grams 32-96mm (f2.9-5.2)
Pentax Optio E85 front thumbnailportrait21street47sports17travel51landscape23vlogging22
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
10
Overall
25
built-in flash
good zoom range (32-96mm 3.0 x zoom)
great min ISO (80)
cannot use external flash
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
has no phase detect auto focus
has no RAW files

Below are a few of the competitors to the Pentax Optio E85 listed by their total rank. You can easily read a complete review of each camera or a comparison with the Pentax E85 by clicking the urls at the bottom of every camera card. You can press on the icon to look at a visual comparison or click here to view them all side by side.

#1 Nikon P7800
12MP 1/1.7" 399 grams 28-200mm (f2.0-4.0)
Nikon Coolpix P7800 front thumbnailportrait46street65sports44travel68landscape58vlogging75
Portability
82
Imaging
38
Features
73
Overall
52
built-in flash
comes with external microphone support
comes with HDMI out
display is selfie friendly
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of headphone support
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
more heavy than competition (399 grams)
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#2 Fujifilm X30
12MP 2/3" 423 grams 28-112mm (f2.0-2.8)
Fujifilm X30 front thumbnailportrait47street64sports52travel62landscape58vlogging34
Portability
80
Imaging
39
Features
73
Overall
52
built-in flash
comes with external microphone support
comes with HDMI out
focusing manually
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
lack of headphone support
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
more heavy than competition (423 grams)
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#3 Nikon P7700
12MP 1/1.7" 392 grams 28-200mm (f2.0-4.0)
Nikon Coolpix P7700 front thumbnailportrait46street64sports43travel65landscape54vlogging75
Portability
82
Imaging
37
Features
70
Overall
50
built-in flash
comes with external microphone support
comes with HDMI out
display is selfie friendly
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of headphone support
lack of Timelapse recording
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
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#4 Olympus XZ-2 iHS
12MP 1/1.7" 346 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Olympus XZ-2 iHS front thumbnailportrait46street66sports43travel61landscape55vlogging36
Portability
85
Imaging
37
Features
67
Overall
49
built-in flash
comes with external microphone support
comes with HDMI out
focusing manually
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of headphone support
lack of Timelapse recording
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#5 Casio EX-10
12MP 1/1.7" 384 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Casio Exilim EX-10 front thumbnailportrait42street67sports44travel65landscape58vlogging33
Portability
83
Imaging
38
Features
65
Overall
48
big screen (3.5 inch)
built-in flash
comes with HDMI out
focusing manually
cannot use external flash
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of external microphone support
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#6 Fujifilm X20
12MP 2/3" 353 grams 28-112mm (f2.0-2.8)
Fujifilm X20 front thumbnailportrait47street58sports52travel61landscape55vlogging31
Portability
83
Imaging
39
Features
59
Overall
47
built-in flash
comes with HDMI out
flash sync is higher than normal (1/1,000s)
focusing manually
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
lack of external microphone support
lack of headphone support
lack of Timelapse recording
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#7 Samsung EX2F
12MP 1/1.7" 294 grams 24-80mm (f1.4-2.7)
Samsung EX2F front thumbnailportrait42street68sports31travel66landscape53vlogging71
Portability
90
Imaging
37
Features
62
Overall
47
built-in flash
comes with HDMI out
display is selfie friendly
focusing manually
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of external microphone support
lack of headphone support
lack of Timelapse recording
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#8 Canon G16
12MP 1/1.7" 356 grams 28-140mm (f1.8-2.8)
Canon PowerShot G16 front thumbnailportrait49street58sports44travel64landscape58vlogging33
Portability
85
Imaging
38
Features
62
Overall
47
built-in flash
comes with HDMI out
flash sync is higher than normal (1/2,000s)
focusing manually
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of external microphone support
lack of headphone support
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#9 Pentax MX-1
12MP 1/1.7" 391 grams 28-112mm (f1.8-2.5)
Pentax MX-1 front thumbnailportrait42street65sports43travel61landscape55vlogging33
Portability
84
Imaging
37
Features
60
Overall
46
built-in flash
comes with HDMI out
focusing manually
good resolution screen (920 k dots)
cannot use external flash
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
has no phase detect auto focus
lack of external microphone support
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