Pentax Optio WS80 digital camera
Optio WS80
at a glance
3648 x 2736
5x optical zoom
2.7" lcd viewer
SD, SDHC
D-LI88  rechargeable
Pentax Optio WS80 review summary
camera date Sep 09  
pixels / class 10.3M  compact digital camera
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Pentax Optio WS80 specifications
lens / zoom  35mm - 170mm (5x) (dig 5.7x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 40cm / 10cm
metering mode  multi-segment, center-weighted, spot
aperture  auto / F3.8 - F4.7
white balance  auto, 4 presets, manual
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/1500s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 4 modes / 0.4m - 3.4m (iso auto)
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  64 - 6400
image size  4000x3000, 3072x2304, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480 / [16:9] 1920x1080
image format  jpeg (exif2.2)
image compr.  good, better, best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self-timer
video options  avi, with sound -  1280x720, 640x480, 320 x 240 (15fps, 30 fps)
audio options  wav mono
connectivity  usb 2.0 HS;  A/V (NTSC / PAL)
storage  33.6MB internal, SD, SDHC
platform  
extra features  face and smile detection
waterproof to 1.5m.
PictBridge compliant
Pentax Optio WS80 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
20Nov09 Pentax Optio WS80 review at PhotographyBLOG
29Oct09 Pentax Optio WS80 review at TrustedReviews
News, guides, hints & tips
06Aug09 Pentax Optio WS80 press summary
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum
steves-digicams.com Pentax Forum
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Pentax Optio WS80 announcement clippings


The palm-sized Optio WS80 assures reliable waterproof performance that allows underwater photography up to five feet for up two hours (JIS Class 8 standard).  The WS80 also features the PENTAX-exclusive, highly water-repellent SP (Super Protect) coating on the protective glass panel that covers the zoom lens. As a result, the Optio WS80 may be rinsed clean with fresh water if it becomes covered with dirt or sand. Coupled with remarkable dustproof capabilities equivalent to JIS Class 6, the Optio WS80 may be used without worry in many different situations where water or dirt is a major concern.


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