Pentax M20 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio M20 
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Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: M20 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $200.00
Street Price: $149.73
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.8 oz (165 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.5 x 2.4 x 1.0 in.
(89 x 60 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 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
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.18
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 7.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 100 cm
2.0 - 39.4 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: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600* (blur reduction mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light 
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: Night scene, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Kids, Pet, Blur Reduction, Food, Frame 
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 13 ft (4m); Tele: 8.2 ft (2.5m) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 22.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (QuickTime MotionJPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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