Pentax M50 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio M50 
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General
Model Number: M50 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $229.95
Street Price: $139.95
Date Available: 2008-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.1 oz (116 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(94 x 56 x 23 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:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.50
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.35" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 180 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5.1x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 100 cm
3.9 - 39.4 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 3200); 6400 only available in Digital SR mode
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, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Night Scene, Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR (5M), Kids, Pet, Food, Panorama, Digital Wide Angle (5M) 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto flash, flash on, flash off, red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 14 (wide, auto ISO), 9.2 (tele, auto ISO) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 51.1
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: TBA 
OS Compatibility: TBA 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI78 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI78 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 210
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