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Pentax M50 Intro

The Pentax Optio M50 is an ultra-compact digicam with a flare for style and fun. It's thin and sleek, and is the perfect companion for busy consumers who want to take good snapshots at a moment's notice while letting the camera do all the work.

Pentax M50 Features

The Pentax Optio M50 has an eight megapixel CCD imager coupled with a Pentax-branded 5x optical zoom lens. A high-resolution 2.5-inch LCD display caters for image framing and reviewing, and the M50 has 51MB of built-in memory plus SD / MMC card storage. Power comes from a proprietary Lithium-ion battery. The Pentax M50 also features a Smile Capture function, which detects smiles on a subject and automatically releases the shutter.

Additional Pentax M50 features and details (adapted from the press release):

Pentax M50 Pricing and Availability

The Pentax M50 ships from March 2008 in silver, light blue and pink variants, priced at about US$230.