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Pentax-optio-a40.562180
5.4 out of 10

Pentax Optio A40

Camera Type: Compact Resolution: 12.4 Megapixel LCD Screen Read more

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Overall 8
8.3

Pentax Optio A40 Review

best4reviews.com
10 October 2008
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio A40 is a very good compact indeed. It’s just that when it’s in its fully automatic mode, it’s fussy and takes a lot of getting used to being very slow in certain situations, particularly in low light (that is that six second delay again). This takes a little of the shine off the very good manual options on offer but the cool photo editing functions are a real bonus.
  • Pros: Image quality, Comprehensive auto focus settings, Good portrait mode, Clever photo/movie editing options, Face and Tracking AF.
  • Cons: Poor performance in low light, High ISO image noise.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio A40

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Is this the end of the road for Pentax compact cameras? Say it ain't so!
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio A40 review

PC Advisor
2 September 2008
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio A40 is the latest result of Pentax's tradition of producing simple, usable, ultracompact cameras that have high-quality optics.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio A40 review

expertreviews.co.uk
16 May 2008
  • Excerpt: Pentax's flagship compact looks surprisingly plain, but its metal shell feels robust. There's nothing modest about what's inside, with a 12 megapixel sensor and manual exposure control. Optical image stabilisation counteracts shake, but the 3x zoom is a little on the small side. Face recognition is now obligatory on a camera like this, but the A40's isn't as effective as Sony and Canon's latest.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio A40 review

expertreviews.co.uk
18 April 2008
  • Excerpt: The Optio A40 is the successor to the A30, a camera that impressed us greatly in our compact digital cameras Labs (Shopper 238). It wasn't without fault, but it took attractive pictures quickly and reliably, and was competitively priced. It's disappointing to see that the A40 increases the resolution from 10 to 12 megapixels.
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax Optio A40 digital camera

Pocket Lint
25 March 2008
  • Pros: Easy to use, good screen, design and build, anti-shake, image quality, detail
  • Cons: Noise is obvious at higher ISOs, price
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Overall 7
7.4

Pentax Optio A40

Prophotos.ru
3 October 2008
  • Conclusion: Фотокамера в скромном черном корпусе с неброским дизайном показала неплохие результаты во время нашего тестирования. Если смириться с потерей детализации, снимать на A40 можно почти во всем диапазоне светочувствительности, как минимум до ISO 800. Преимуществом камеры является неплохой набор функций, в частности — эффективный оптимизатор динамического диапазона и система распознавания лиц.
  • Pros: относительно низкий уровень шума на всем диапазоне ISO;, высокая детализация изображения при низких значениях ISO;, наличие ручных режимов съемки;, эффективная функция расширения динамического диапазона.
  • Cons: снижение детализации при повышении чувствительности;, малоэффективный стабилизатор изображения.
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Overall 8
8.0

Yksinkertaisesti

mbnet.fi
16 July 2008
  • Conclusion: A40 ei loista, mutta on tasaisen varma. Kuvanlaadussa on samoja piirteitä, kohinanpoisto ei mene liiallisuuksiin, mutta poistaa värillisen rakeisuuden. Kuvat ovat melko valmiita tulostettavaksi. Malliltaan A40 on miellyttävän sutjakka. Ohut ...
  • Pros: Kuvanlaatu, Koko, Käytön suoraviivaisuus
  • Cons: Kiiltelevä näyttö
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