Pentax X70 Review

 
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General
Model Number: X70
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
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Date Available: 2009-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 14.5 oz (411 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 3.2 x 3.9 in.
(112 x 82 x 99 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2256 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 30, 30, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.70
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 624 mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 6.25x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (Wide) - f/5.0 (Tele)
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 200K dots color LCD
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (50 - 6400), 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400* (* at 5MP or less)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N), Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot AF area
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Backlight, Half Length Portrait (3M), Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Stage Lighting, Surf & Snow, Baby, Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite (3M), Party, Museum, Sunset, Digital Wide (5M)
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, flash on, flash off, redeye, slow sync, slow sync w/ redeye
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 29.9¡¦ (wide, auto ISO), 16.7¡¦ (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: DC Input
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-LI92
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI92 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 170
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Triple Shake Reduction technology includes Mechanical SR via CCD shift mechanism, Digital SR via high ISO, and Movie SR. Face detection. High speed continuous shooting at 11 fps.

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