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Pentax Optio S12 digital camera
Optio S12
at a glance
3648 x 2736
3x optical zoom
2.5" lcd viewer
SDHC, SD
D-LI68  rechargeable
Pentax Optio S12 review summary
camera date Apr 08  
pixels / class 12M  compact digital camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  2 reviews
image quality not rated image quality rating  
ease of use not rated usability rating  
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digital features not rated digital features rating  
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Pentax Optio S12 specifications
lens / zoom  38mm - 114mm (3x) (dig 6x)
focus / macro  auto / 35cm / 6cm
metering mode  multi-segment, center-weighted, spot
aperture  auto / F2.8 - F5.4
white balance  auto, 4 presets
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 4 modes / 0.6m - 6.8m
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  64 - 6400  (6400 in shake reduction mode)
image size  3648x2736 / 3072x2304 / 2592x1944 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  jpeg (exif2.2)
image compr.  good / better / best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self-timer 2s, 10s
video options  avi, with sound -  640x480, 320x240 (30 fps)
audio options  wav mono
connectivity  usb 2.0 HS;  A/V (NTSC / PAL)
storage  21MB internal, SD, SDHC
platform  
extra features  PictBridge
Pentax Optio S12 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
13Jun08 Pentax Optio S12 review at TrustedReviews
Introductions, previews and other reviews
08Dec08 Ultra compact/slim cameras group test at dpreview
News, guides, hints & tips
29Jan08 Pentax Optio S12 press summary
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum
steves-digicams.com Pentax Forum
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Pentax Optio S12 announcement clippings


The tiny, pocket-sized, 12 megapixel Optio S12 features Face Recognition and Dynamic Range Adjustment that's ideal for portraits. For easy composition and review of images, the S12 offers a generous 2.5 inch LCD monitor with an Anti-reflective coating and Bright mode. Digital Shake Reduction automatically selects a higher ISO, up to 3200, for blur-free images. This digital beauty is available in silver or black.


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