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Model Name: Pentax Optio A10 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Model Number: A10
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $350.00
Street Price: $239.49
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.1 oz (145 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.5 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(89 x 55 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type:  
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.8 inch
Sensor size: 38.1976mm2 (7.18mm x 5.32mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGB
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
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),
648 x 480 (0.3 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30.00)
320x240 (30.00)
Movie File Format: DivX MPEG4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: smc Pentax Power Zoom
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 112mm
Focal Length (actual): 7.9 - 23.7mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) - f/5.4 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 35 cm to Infinity
13.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 12 - 40 cm
4.7 - 15.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 5 point AF, Spot AF, Tracking AF, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: LCD
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 232,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Top Deck Display:
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, center, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Night Scene, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Candle, Text, Food, Sport, Frame composition, Pet
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto+red-eye reduction, Flash-on +red-eye reduction, Auto backlight compensation
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.06m - 5m (W) / 0.35m - 2.5 m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support:
Uncompressed Format:  
Movie File Format: DivX MPEG4
Included Memory: 24.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.80
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 999
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 1.36 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 1.64 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.470 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.300 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 4.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 150 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):  
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Lithium Ion
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Included Software: Software (S-SW42)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Notes & Features: Pentax Shake Reduction system

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