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Pentax Optio W90 test / review by Photography Blog – waterproof camera

24 May, 2010 (15:14) | Compact Camera, Pentax, Review | By: Camera News

Pentax Optio W90
Pentax Optio W90

Photography Blog has reviewed the Pentax Optio W90 waterproof digital camera. In addition to being waterproof down to 6 meters, it can also handle as low temperatures as -10°C and drops from 1.2 meters.

Some key features for the Pentax Optio W90:
-12.1 megapixel image sensor
-2.7″ LCD screen
-5x optical zoom lens (28-140mm)
-Coldproof down to -10°C (14°F)
-Waterproof down to 6 meters
-Shock-resistant for drops of up to 1.2 meters
-Able to record HD movies

Photography Blog ends up giving the Pentax Optio W90 a “Recommended” rating with an overall score of 4 out of 5 stars. The W90 scores highest on ease of use, design and features while scoring a bit lower on image quality and value for your money. Pentax Optio W90 is a pretty good rugged camera especially if you look at the nice price, but there will always be some shortcomings on such cheap cameras and with the W90 it is the image quality that could be better.
Read the full review of the Pentax Optio W90 digital waterproof camera here.

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