Pentax P80 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio P80 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: P80 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $199.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.2 oz (119 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.1 x 0.8 in.
(97 x 53 x 20 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: 0.9
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 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, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 110 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to approx. 6.3X 
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 - 50 cm
3.9 - 19.7 in
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 - 800), Digital SR (64 - 6400), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *5MP
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1000
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: Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Candlelight), Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Half-Length Portrait (3M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite, Party, Natural Skin Tone... 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Soft 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: : Approx 15 (wide, auto ISO), 6.9 (tele, auto ISO) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 33.6
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
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: Windows 2000/XP/Vista; MacOS-X 10.1.2-10.5 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI88 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI88 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 200
Notes & Features: PENTAX Shake Reduction (SR) technology features Pixel Track SR, Digital SR, and Movie SR to stabilize images and video. Smile Capture automatically captures pictures when your subject smiles, and Blink Detection alerts you if your subject's eyes are closed during the exposure. Available in Mint, Pearl and Black. 

 


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