Pentax LS465 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio LS465 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: LS465
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $142.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2012-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.3 oz (122 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 1.8 x 0.9 in.
(101 x 47 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: smc PENTAX zoom lens, 8 elements in 8 groups (5 aspherical elements)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.9 or f/10.8 (W) / f/6.3 or f/17.1 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 20 cm
2.0 - 7.9 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 7.2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, Manual (ISO 64 - 6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Blue Sky, Landscape, Flower, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Portrait, Natural Skin Tone, Food, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Sport, Surf & Snow, Fireworks, Frame Composite, Party, Candlelight, Text, Miniature Filter, HDR Filter, Movie, Green
Self Timer: 10s, 2s seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 3.6m (ISO Auto); Tele: 1.0 - 2.2m (ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPG)
Included Memory: 41.7 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-L108
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-L108 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 200
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM with Arcsoft Media Impression
OS Compatibility: Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.7
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Interchangeable cover system (10 "dress-up sheets" included). Available in Sapphire black, Ruby pink or Amethyst purple.

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