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Pentax Optio 550 digital camera
Optio 550
at a glance
2592 x 1944
5x optical zoom
1.5" lcd viewer
SD / MMC
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Pentax Optio 550 review summary
camera date Mar 03  out of production
pixels / class 5.3M  compact digital camera
overall rating good overall camera rating  7 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  
ease of use good usability rating  
camera body good camera body rating  
digital features good digital features rating  5x optical zoom
photogr. ctrls average it its class photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography amateur
comments  
Pentax Optio 550 specifications
lens / zoom  37.5 mm - 187.5 mm (5x) (dig 4x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 60 cm / 2 cm
metering mode  multi-segment / center-weighted / spot
aperture  auto | manual / F2.- F4.6
white balance  auto | manual - 7 presets
shutter  auto | manual / 4s - 1/4000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 5 modes / 0.4m - 5.2m
viewfinder  optical
iso ratings  64 / 100 / 200 / 400
image size  2592x1944 / 2048x1536  / 1600x1200 / 1024x768 / 640 x 480
image format  jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  good / better / best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self-timer
video options  mov 320 x 240  (15fps) - 10min
audio options  sound recording / voice memo (wav, 30s)
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC / PAL)
storage  secure digital / multimedia card
platform  Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 8.6+
extra features  histogram display available
Pentax Optio 550 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
01Jun03 Pentax Optio 550 review by Megapixel
26May03 Pentax Optio 550 review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
21Jul03 Pentax Optio 550 review by Imaging-resource
10Jul03 Pentax Optio 550 review by dcresource
27Apr03 Pentax Optio 550 review by Dpreview
Introductions, previews and other reviews
News, guides, hints & tips
06Dec05 Pentax service advisory on CCD problem
21Feb03 Pentax press release
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum
steves-digicams.com Pentax Forum
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