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Pentax Optio E40
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Pentax Optio E40

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Pentax Optio E40 8Mp digital camera

Techworld
12 December 2007
  • Summary: Priced just the right side of £100, this 8Mp Pentax Optio E40 would make a decent Christmas or birthday gift.
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Digital Camera Review
29 November 2007
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio E40 is the latest entry-level point and shoot from Pentax. Falling squarely in the sub-$150 price range, the E40 is the cheapest current Pentax Optio camera that you can get. The E40 takes 8.1 megapixel images, has a 3x optical zoom and a 2.4 inch LCD.
  • Pros: Nice compact size and good ergonomics, Easy to use, Good battery life
  • Cons: Lack of detail in shots, Slow autofocus (at times), Noisy images, Weak flash
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Steve's Digicams
5 November 2007
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio E40 is an affordable, entry-level compact digital camera that features 8-megapixels of resolution, Face Recognition technology and Digital Shake Reduction functions.
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax Optio E40

CNET
17 October 2007
  • Summary: For a pocket-money price -- perfect if you want a snapshot for the kids or granny -- the entry-level Pentax Optio E40 delivers a fair amount for the outlay, including consistent image performance and a wider array of features than you'd expect
  • Pros: Cheap; easy to use; consistent and reliable performer; more features and better results than you'd expect for the price.
  • Cons: Plastic build; no removable media supplied; no rechargeable batteries.
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax Optio E40

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: What does Pentax's entry-level model have to offer for those on a tight budget?
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio E40

Tech2
28 May 2008
  • Excerpt: Pentax's Optio series is just one of the many digicams aiming to make a stab at perceived consumer requirements. Having had a chance to put the Optio E40 though its paces, here are my findings. Design The Optio E40 is a compact digicam, or is it? I’d say it's just like any you’ve seen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax Optio E40

Absolut Photo
29 June 2008
  • Excerpt: L' Optio E40 de chez Pentax est équipé d'un capteur CCD performant de 8 mégapixels, d'un objectif avec zoom optique 3x, d'un stabilisateur numérique d'image, et d'un écran LCD couleur de 2,4 pouces.
  • Pros: Son ergonomie, Simplicité d'utilisation, Stabilisateur numérique, Nombreux modes scène, Son prix
  • Cons: Mémoire interne de 10 Mo seulement, Bloc alimentation secteur optionnel
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 7
7.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
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Battery performance 7
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Tecnozoom
21 March 2008
  • Conclusion: La PENTAX Optio E40 è una fotocamera di discreta qualità, ideale per chi è alle prime armi, in quanto dotata di funzioni importanti come lo stabilizzatore e il riconoscimento facciale, ma niente di più.
  • Pros: Stabilizzatore di immagine; Sensore da 8,1 MP; Riconoscimento facciale
  • Cons: Zoom ottico basso; Memoria pessima
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