Pentax VS20 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio VS20 
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General
Model Number: VS20 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $249.95
Street Price: $168.39
Date Available: 2012-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 8.3 oz (235 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.5 in.
(112 x 61 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/15p, 30p/15p, 30p/15p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 16.56
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 560 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 7.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 20 cm
0.4 - 7.9 in
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f4.8 (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:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto: 100-1600 (auto range adjustable), Digital SR 100-6400, Manual: 100-6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Natural Skin Tone, Handheld Night Snap (5M), Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Flower, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M), Kids, Pet, Portrait, Food, Fireworks, Surf & Snow, Sport, Fisheye, Sketch, Miniature Filter, Text, Frame Composite (3M) 
Self Timer: 10s, 2s, Remote 3s 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: 17 feet (wide, auto ISO), 11 feet (tele, auto ISO) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Software CD-ROM S-SW122 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI122 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI122 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 200
Notes & Features: Sensor-shift image stabilization, Dual shutter release/zoom buttons, 720p HD movies, Optional IR remote, Digital level. Available in Noble Black or Brilliant White. 

 


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