Pentax Z10 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio Z10 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
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General
Model Number: Z10 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $249.95
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Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.1 oz (145 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.
(94 x 58 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.5
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.29
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 266 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5.1x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 8 - 50 cm
3.1 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.4 (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: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; 3200 available in Digital SR mode
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1440
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 (Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Normal), Night Scene, Movie, Voice Recording, Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Food, Frame Composite (3M), Digital Wide Angle (5M) 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: On, Off, Auto, Redeye, Soft flash 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: (Auto ISO): Approx 17.7 feet (Wide), 13.1 feet (Tele) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 52.1
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: Pentax Software S-SW70 CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI72 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI72 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 180
Notes & Features: Face Detection, Digital Shake Reduction (ISO boost function), Green button for easy mode, or for function menu, High speed continuous mode captures four images at 3 fps at 3-megapixels.  

 


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