Pentax W80 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio W80 
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General
Model Number: W80 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $279.95
Date Available: 2009-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.8 oz (136 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.9 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(99 x 56 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2256 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 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: 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 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 6.25x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.5 (tele) - ??? 
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: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (64-1600), Digital SR (64-6400), Manual (64-6400), ISO 3200/6400 limited to 5mpix
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent , Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1500
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: Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide, Surf & Snow, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Half Length Portrait, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama, Frame Composite, Report 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Soft flash 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 13 
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 (QuickTime Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Software S-SW87 (CD ROM)  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI78 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI78 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 170
Notes & Features: Waterproof up to 16 feet (5 meters), Shockproof design protects against drops of 3.3 feet (1 meter), Coldproof design allows the camera to be used in sub-zero temperatures of -10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit). Available in Gunmetal Gray, Cardinal Red and Azure Blue.  

 


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