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Pentax Optio W20 digital camera
Optio W20
at a glance
3x optical zoom
2.5" lcd viewer
D-LI8  rechargeable
Pentax Optio W20 review summary
camera date Sep 06  out of production
pixels / class 7.4M  compact digital camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  3 reviews
image quality not rated image quality rating  
ease of use not rated usability rating  
camera body not rated camera body rating  
digital features not rated digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls not rated photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography not specified yet
Pentax Optio W20 specifications
lens / zoom  38 mm - 114 mm (3x) (dig 4x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 40cm / 1cm
metering mode  multi-segment
aperture  auto / F3.3 - F4.0
white balance  auto, 4 presets, manual
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 6 modes / 0.3m - 5m
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (ISO 1600 during Blur Reduction and Report modes only)
image size  3072x2304 / 2560x1920 / 2304 x 1728 / 2048x1536 / 1600 x 1200 / 1024 x 768 / 640 x 480
image format  jpeg (exif2.2)
image compr.  good / better / best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self-timer 2s, 10s
video options  Qt motion jpeg, with soumd -  640x480, 320x240 (30fps | 15fps)
audio options  wav mono
connectivity  usb / A/V (NTSC / PAL)
storage  22MB internal, SD
extra features  PictBridge compatible
Pentax Optio W20 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
30Jan07 Pentax Optio W20 review at Steves-digicams
03Jan07 Pentax Optio W20 review at TrustedReviews
Introductions, previews and other reviews
19Feb07 Pentax Optio W20 review by Josh Waller
News, guides, hints & tips
11Aug06 Pentax Optio W20 press summary
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum Pentax Forum
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Pentax Optio W20 announcement clippings

The Optio W20 is capable of underwater photography without requiring a waterproof case or other accessories. In addition, the Optio W20 features a new Blur Reduction High ISO mode, a Portrait mode offering AF with Face priority and High-quality movie mode capturing QuickTime motion JPEG (640 x 480) at 30fps. The waterproof design of the Optio W20 meets the JIS Class 8 waterproof standard, enabling it to withstand up to 30 minutes of continuous operation at an underwater depth of up to five feet.

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