Digital Camera Home > Digital Camera Reviews > Pentax Digital Cameras > Pentax Optio S4i

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Pentax Optio S4i


General

Model Name:

Pentax Optio S4i 
Model Number: S4i 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2004-04-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional remote controls E & F 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Unknown 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 3.7 oz (105 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.3 x 2.0 x 0.8 in.
(84 x 52 x 20 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2304x1728, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
16.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 50 cm
2.4 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.6
Aperture Range Description: f/2.6 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Actual-Image Zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 85,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 4.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-Off, Flash-On, Auto + red-eye reduction, Flash-On + red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description: 0.65ft -11.5ft (0.2m - 3.5m) (wide); 0.65ft -6.6ft (0.2m - 2m) (tele) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 10.0
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format: AVI (Open DML MotionJPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Unknown 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI8 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: Proprietary D-LI8 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

S4i Review
S4i Test Images
S4i Specifications
S4i "Picky Details"
Up to Imaging Resource digital cameras area

 

Reader Comments!
Questions, comments or controversy on this article? Click this link to see what other Imaging Resource readers have had to say about Pentax Optio S4i, or add comments of your own!


Follow Imaging Resource:

Purchase memory card for Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3 digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate