Pentax WS80 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio WS80 
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General
Model Number: WS80
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.95
Street Price: $249.00
Date Available: 2009-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(92 x 59 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 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: 1.1
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15, 30/15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.34
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 175 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5.7x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
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/3.8 (wide) / f/4.7 (tele) - ???
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: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (64-800), 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: Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Candlelight), Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5M), Surf&Snow, Kids, Pet, Half-length Portrait (3M), Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight...
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Soft
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 11’ (wide, auto ISO), 9.2’ (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:  
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
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof and dustproof design allows underwater photography up to five feet for up two hours (JIS Class 8 standard). Smile Capture automatically releases the shutter when a subject smiles and Blink Detection alerts the photographer if the subject's eyes are closed during the exposure. Available in two bold, his-and-her's designs: black with orange, and white with purple.

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