Pentax S7 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio S7 
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General
Model Number: S7 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $204.66
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount:  
Weight: 4.2 oz (120 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.4 x 2.1 x 0.8 in.
(86 x 54 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 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),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60, 0
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.38
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: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 15 - 50 cm
5.9 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.2 (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: 232,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
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: TTL metering with choice of: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Voice Recording, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Kids,Blur reduction, Surf & Snow, Sport, Pet, Text, Food, Frame Composite 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
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: Wide: 0.49 ft - 17 ft (0.15m 5.1m); Tele: 1.31 ft 8.9 ft (0.4m 2.7m) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 23.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (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 In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI8 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI8 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: ISO 800 and 1600 available only in special Blur Reduction mode. 

 


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