Pentax S60 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio S60 
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Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: S60 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2005-10-31
Tripod Mount:  
Weight: 6.3 oz (180 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(89 x 59 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2816 x 2112 (5.9 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: 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 0
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 6.36
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 6.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 107 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2.6x 
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: 6 - 50 cm
2.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.6 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - f/??? 
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: 12.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 160, 320, 400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Movie 
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Approx. 0.65 ft -16 ft (0.2m 4.9m) (wide); Approx. 0.65 ft -9.2 ft (0.2m 2.8m) (tele) at ISO 400 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB): 11.0
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 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA or 1 x CR-V3 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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