Pentax WG-1 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio WG-1 
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General
Model Number: WG-1 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $349.95
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Date Available: 2011-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.3 oz (150 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(114 x 59 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
3216 x 3216 (10.3 MP, 1:1),
4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1464 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
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: 0.7
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15, 30/15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 14.48
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 14.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 6.7x; Intelligent Zoom up to 33.5x at VGA 
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): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (80-1600, adjustable), Digital SR (80-6400), Manual (80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400), ISO 3200-6400 5MP or 4MP
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, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5M), Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M), Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960) 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 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: 13 ft (wide, auto ISO), 8.2 ft (tele, auto ISO) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 97.0
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: HDMI Out (type D) 
Included Software: Software S-SW117 (CD ROM)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.3.9+ 
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: 260
Notes & Features: JIS Class 8 Waterproof Submersible to 33 feet, JIS Class 6 Dustproof, Coldproof 14-104F, Shock Resistant to 5 feet, Crushproof up to 100 KGF, Enhanced Digital Microscope mode uses 5 macro LEDs, Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction, Face Detection technology, Smile Capture, Blink Detection, 720p HD Movies, HDMI port. Available in Black or Purple. 

 


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