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Specification for Pentax Optio W30

Main Features
Resolution 7
Optical Zoom 3
Battery Type Rechargeable
Main characteristics
Image Sensor Type: CCD
Resolution: 7.41 Megapixel
Optical Zoom: 3x
Camera Type: Compact
Interchangeable Lens: Not Interchangeable Lenses
Optical Zoom: 3x
35mm Zoom Lens: 38 - 114 mm
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focus Type: Autofocus&Manual Focus
Focus Range: 15.72 in. to Infinity (w) / 19.68 in. to Infinity (t)
Macro Focus Range: 0.36 - 23.64 in. (w)
Focal Length: 6.3 - 18.9 mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution: 7.41 Megapixel
Image Resolutions: 640 x 480 2592 x 1944 2304 x 1728 2048 x 1536 1600 x 1200 1024 x 768 3072 x 2304
Video Resolutions: 320 x 240 (QVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
Video Speed: 30 fps
Max Movie Length: Without Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
Video Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Exposure Control
Aperture Range: f3.3/f4 (w/t)
Shutter Speed: 4 - 1/2000 sec
White Balance: Auto Manual Daylight / Sunny (Preset) Fluorescent (Preset) Tungsten (Preset) Shade (Preset)
Memory Type: Built-in SD Card SDHC Card
Built-in Memory Size: 21.9 MB
Compression Modes: Fine SuperFine Normal
Compression Type: JPEG EXIF 2.2 DCF DPOF
File Size (High Res.): 0.14 MB (914 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.): 3.74 MB (about 34 images on 128MB card)
ISO Speeds: Auto 100 200 400 800 1600 3200 64
Flash Type: Built-In
Flash Functions: Flash Off Auto Flash Fill-in Flash Red-eye Reduction Flash
Viewfinder / Display
Viewfinder: Without Viewfinder
LCD Panel: With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size: 2.5 in.
LCD Screen Resolution: 115,000 pixels
LCD Protected Position: Without LCD Protected Position
Interface Type: USB
Video Interface: Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Life: 210 Images
Included Features
Self Timer: 2 Sec. 10 Sec.
Built-in Microphone: With Built-in Microphone
System Requirements
Operating System: Apple Mac OS 9 Apple Mac OS X Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows ME Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows Vista
Height: 5.3 cm
Width: 10.7 cm
Depth: 2.4 cm
Weight: 0.14 kg
Warranty: 1 Year
Exterior Color: Silver
Included Accessories: Software USB Cable Video Cable Lithium Battery Battery Charger AC Power Adapter Strap
Release Date: March, 2007

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“The Pentax Optio W30 is super easy to use”

Written on: 28/01/2009

The Pentax Optio W30 is super easy to use
lots of settings for taking pictures of various types
Long battery life (could use the camera for 5-6 days taking pictures before it goes flat)
Dropped it a few times and it was still functional. Overall I liked it. Small and easy to carry, takes good video and pictures.

The case cracked at the point where the battery and memory card go in. Got water in the camera and it no longer works. This happened after 2 years of using it on whitewater kayaking on… Read Full Review

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