Digital Camera Home > Digital Camera Reviews > Pentax Digital Cameras > Pentax Optio 330

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Pentax Optio330


Model Name:

Pentax Optio330 
Model Number: 330 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-07-31
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Infra-red 
Tripod Mount:  
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 8.5 oz (241 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(92 x 59 x 31 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.24
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 3
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 111 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Smooth 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 7 point auto or spot contrast 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
16.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 14 - 50 cm
5.7 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 139 x 104 mm
5.5 x 4.1 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.6
Aperture Range Description: f/2.6 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real image opt. zoom w/diopter 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.6
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 4.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200
ISO Rating Max: 200
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light and Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 6 segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 7
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill, Off, Slow-Sync (all with/without red-eye reduction) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.1) 
Movie File Format: AVI (OpenDML MotionJPEG) 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-Ion 
Batteries Included: Proprietary Lithium-Ion
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Complies with Epson's PRINT Image Matching technology. Lens has 7 elements in 6 groups, 2 with double aspheric surfaces. Stainless steel chassis. Automatic lens cover incorporated into camera body. As well as the self-timer and remote control, shutter can be triggered by one of three 'alarm' times set off the camera clock. Internal clock can be set to one of 62 preprogrammed cities worldwide. Remote control works from up to 5 meters in front of the camera, and triggers shutter after 3 seconds. Histogram feature allows user to check for accurate exposure on LCD screen in record or playback modes. Bundled with strap, battery, charger, AC cord, video cable, USB cable, software CD-ROM. Optional accessories include camera case O-CC2 and AC adapter kit K-AC2J. Price estimate based on Japanese price of 95,000. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

Back to the Main Dimage X Review

Follow Imaging Resource:

Purchase memory card for zndE60d digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate