Pentax RZ18 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio RZ18 
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General
Model Number: RZ18 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $252.43
Date Available: 2011-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.7 oz (190 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(109 x 61 x 36 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 1280x720, 640x480, 640x480, 320x240, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15, 30, 15, 30, 15
Movie Audio:  
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 16.56
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 450 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 7.2x 
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: 4 - 50 cm
1.6 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (80 to 1,600), 80-1,600 (full res), 3,200 to 6,400 (5 megapixel or below)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Flower, Sport, Pet, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M), Natural Skin Tone, Kids, Fireworks, Frame Composite (3M), Party, Food, Candlelight, Text, Surf & Snow, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame) 
Self Timer: 10s, 2s, Remote 3s seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description:  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 96.0
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: Software CD-ROM S-SW121 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI92 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI92 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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