Pentax M40 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio M40 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: M40
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $199.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.7 oz (133 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.7 in.
(97 x 58 x 18 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 640x480, 320x240, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.50
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.35 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 108 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 40 cm
3.9 - 15.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 150,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (50 - 1600), 3200* (Digital SR mode only)
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, custom
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL multi-segment
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Food, Frame Composite
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto flash, flash on, flash off, redeye reduction
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 26.2’ at wide, 13.1’ at tele
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 21.9
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (MotionJPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI63
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI63 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 220
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