Pentax P70 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio P70 
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General
Model Number: P70 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $199.95
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Date Available: 2009-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(97 x 54 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 30/15, 30/15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.39
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to approx. 6.3X 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/2.6 (W) to f/5.8 (T) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; 3200-6400 available in Digital SR mode, 5MP
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Candlelight), Program, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Half Length Portrait (3M), Movie, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR (5M), Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite... 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: On, Off, Auto, Red-eye, Soft flash 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.2 - 4.6m, Tele: 0.5 - 2.1m (ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 33.7
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (DivX MPEG-4) 
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: Software CD-ROM S-SW87 
OS Compatibility: TBA 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: Pixel Track SR, High-Sensitivity SR, Movie SR modes. Available colors: Silver, White, Red. 

 


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