“The Pentax K-r is one of the best entry-level digital SLRs on the market.”
DCRP (dcresource) has just published their review of the Pentax K-r DSLR, with 12.4MP resolution (on a 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS image sensor), sensor-shift Shake Reduction Image Stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (921k-dot), 11 Point Wide Angle Focus (with AF points in viewfinder), PASM, Auto Picture mode, Scene modes, Creative Processing and Filter Modes, 30-1/6000 sec. plus Bulb, Dust Removal, HDR Image Capture (captures 3 bracketed images and blends them in-camera), RAW, optical viewfinder with 96% frame coverage, Live View with Contrast Detect, Phase difference and Face Detection AF, Continuous Shooting 6fps, Infrared data transfer, built-in flash, Wireless flash support, and HD Movie (1280 x 720 @ 25fps). The Pentax K-x uses the SD/SDHC memory card and accepts SDXC after a firmware update.