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Pentax Optio WPi digital camera
Optio WPi
at a glance
2816 x 2112
3x optical zoom
2" lcd viewer
D-LI8  rechargeable
Pentax Optio WPi review summary
camera date Oct 05  out of production
pixels / class 6M  compact digital camera
overall rating average it its class overall camera rating  4 reviews
image quality average it its class image quality rating  
ease of use average it its class usability rating  
camera body good camera body rating  water- and dustproof
digital features average it its class digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls poor photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography recreational
Pentax Optio WPi 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, 5 presets
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 3 modes / 0.2m - 3.1m
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  80, 160, 320, 400 (800 candle mode only)
image size  2816x2112 / 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  avi 320 x 240 / 160x120 (30 fps | 15 fps)
audio options  wav mono
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC / PAL)
storage  10.5 MB internal, SD
platform  Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP; Mac OS 9.2 or later
extra features  PictBridge compatible
miscellaneous  histogram display
Pentax Optio WPi links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
10Feb06 Pentax Optio WPi review at TrustedReviews
23Jan06 Pentax Optio WPi review at Steves-digicams
Introductions, previews and other reviews
23Dec05 Pentax Optio WPi review at LetsGoDigital  (nl)
23Dec05 Pentax Optio WPi review at LetsGoDigital
News, guides, hints & tips
07Sep05 Pentax Optio WPi press release
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum Pentax Forum
Who can help me with this camera 

Pentax Optio WPi announcement clippings

The new PENTAX Optio WPi features 6.0 effective megapixels packed in a slim body that captures images up to five feet underwater and offers a JIS Class 5 dustproof rating.  Perfect for extreme indoor or outdoor adventure, the OptioWPi offers high resolution images with a quick start-up, a 3X zoom lens and an ultra-fast 9-point Autofocus to keep your subjects sharp. The PENTAX Optio WPi also offers a 2.0 inch LCD monitor, a quick 0.6 second start-up, a recover function to retrieve erased images and overall operational ease.

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