Pentax WG-2 GPS Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS 
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General
Model Number: WG-2 GPS 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $399.95
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Date Available: 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(122 x 61 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
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),
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: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: p30, p60/p30, p30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.79
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 7.2x; Intelligent Zoom up to 36x 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) - ??? 
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
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Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
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 (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent , Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/4000
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, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Candlelight, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600) 
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: 18 ft (wide, auto ISO), 11 ft (tele, auto ISO) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 88.2
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264) with mono audio 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Micro HDMI Out (Type D) 
Included Software: Software S-SW125 (CD ROM)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+ 
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: Waterproof to 40 feet, Shockproof to 5 feet, Crushproof to 200 LBF, Freezeproof to 14F, Dustproof, Full HD 1080p Movies, Pixel Track Shake Reduction, Built-in GPS. Available in Shiny Orange or Gloss White. Kit includes Carabiner Strap and Macro Stand. 

 


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