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Pentax Optio W80 test / review by Photography Blog – weather resistant compact camera

21 September, 2009 (14:31) | Compact Camera, Pentax, Review | By: Camera News

Pentax Optio W80
Pentax Optio W80

Photography Blog has reviewed the Pentax Optio W80 compact digital camera. The W80 feature a 12.1 megapixel sensor and weather resistant features like water proof down to 5 meters and freeze proof to -10°C.

Some key features for the Pentax Optio W80:
-Water proof down to 5 meters
-Shock proof up to 1 meter
-Freeze proof down to -10°C
-12.1 megapixel sensor
-5x optical zoom lens (28-140mm)
-2.5″ LCD screen
-Optical image stabilization
-HD movie mode (1280 x 720 pixels at 30fps)

Photography Blog ends up giving the Pentax Optio W80 a “Recommended” 4 out 5 star rating. It scores high on features and design, but lower on image quality as the camera produces noise even at ISO 100 and no zoom while shooting video.
Read the full review of the Pentax Optio W80 camera here.

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