Pentax WG-3 GPS Review

 
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General
Model Number: WG-3 GPS
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price: $322.97
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.4 oz (239 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
(125 x 64 x 33 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: 1.5
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 60p/30p, 30p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.79
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 16.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 7.2x; Intelligent Zoom up to 28.8x total at VGA
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
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/2.0 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
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 Light, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: White Light), 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: HDR, 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), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 34 ft (wide, auto ISO), 14 ft (tele, auto ISO)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 70.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264 video with 32Khz 16-bit stereo PCM 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 (Type D)
Included Software: Software CD ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7/8, 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: 240
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Sensor-shift & Pixel Track Shake Reduction, f/2.0 4x lens, Full HD 1080p Movies, Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (14 degrees F), Dustproof (JIS 6), Wireless charging capability, Built-in GPS. Available in purple or green.

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