Pentax W30 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio W30 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: W30
Camera Format:  
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $234.64
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.6 oz (160 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 4.2 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(107 x 53 x 24 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 7.4
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.40"
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor-shift Stabilized: 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),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.2)
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15
Movie File Format: MOV (QuickTime Motion JPEG)
Optics
Lens Mount:  
Kit Lens: Pentax power zoom (11 elements, 9 groups, 3 asperical)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (wide) / f/4.0 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point Contrast Detection with face recognition, spot, pan, and auto tracking modes
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600* (Blur Reduction / Report modes only)
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent , Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 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: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Sport, Pet, Frame Composite (3MP), Synchronous Sound Record, Kids, Soft, Self-portrait, Fireworks, Food, Text, Museum, Neutral Skin Tone, Report
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Soft flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Wide:11.8 ft (3.6m); Tele: 9.8 ft (3.0m)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exp Compensation:  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 21.9
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 1.1
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Other Connection: DC In
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI63
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI63 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 210
Software
Included Software: Software S-SW63 (CD ROM)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Enhanced waterproof construction allows it to be submerged down to ten feet for up to two hours.

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