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Pentax Optio RZ18
6.4 out of 10

Pentax Optio RZ18

16 megapixels 18X zoom Slim footprint 18X Zoom: Generous Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio RZ18 Review

Review guidelines
29 July 2013
  • Summary: The Pentax Optio RZ18 is an excellent compact camera of the latest generation with an impressive 18x optical zoom that allows you to take pictures of all subjects, even those further afield. Perfect double the Shake Reduction system that allows you to always get sharp images without blurring.
  • Pros: 3-inch LCD screen, 16 MP sensor, 18x wide angle zoom, HD video (1,280×720 pixels) with sensor shift Shake Reduction.
  • Cons: Battery Pack
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax Optio RZ18 review

TechRadar UK
18 December 2012
  • Summary: 18x zoom and 16 megapixel resolution
  • Pros: 18x zoom lens, Big and bright screen, Great Dynamic Range setting, Sensible button layout, The versatility of the 18x zoom lens is to be applauded, and the Dual Shake Reduction system aids shooting at the telephoto end. The 3-inch LCD screen is big and bright, making composition and selecting set...
  • Cons: Can't zoom while recording videos, Noise at lower ISOs, Slow processing times, Struggled with strong colours in bright conditions, Strong colours, noise-free images at lower sensitivities and adequate processing speeds are fundamental needs in a camera, and the Pentax Optio RZ18 fails - or at bes...
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax Optio RZ18 review

expertreviews.co.uk
17 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The march of progress never ceases, but we still find it astonishing that this 16-megapixel camera with an 18x zoom and 3in screen costs just over £100. We wondered how Pentax had brought it in at such a low price, but close inspection reveals quite a few reasons.
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Pentax Optio RZ18

GadgetSpeak
9 March 2012
  • Summary: Not slim, not sleek and the cream colour makes it look a little strange. However the important thing is image quality and here I have no complaints, in fact this ultra compact model has other features not always found with other small cameras .
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Pentax Optio RZ18

PhotographyBLOG
12 December 2011
  • Excerpt: At first glance you'd be mistaken for thinking that the Pentax RZ18 is just another run-of-the-mill compact camera with a standard lens, but further investigation reveals that, as the name suggests, it actually has an 18x zoom with an incredibly versatile focal range of 25-450mm.
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax Optio RZ18 Digital Camera Review

ePHOTOzine
29 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The Pentax Optio RZ18 was announced in September 2011 and is available in a range of three colours including classic black, pearl white and metallic orange, available for £169.00.
  • Pros: Keenly priced, Good video quality, D-lighting
  • Cons: No optical zoom when shooting videos, Noise significant at ISO 800 upwards
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Pentax Optio RZ18

digital.it
14 April 2012
  • Summary: Pentax Optio RZ18 è una fotocamera compatta equipaggiata con un sensore da 16 megapixel, zoom ottico 18x, display LCD da 3 pollici e possibilità di registrare filmati HD con una risoluzione pari a 720p (1280x720 pixel)
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Pentax Optio RZ18 Produkteinschätzung

PCWELT
4 April 2012
  • Summary: Die Optio RZ18 von Pentax wurde für Anwender konzipiert, die eine kompakte Digitalkamera suchen, aber auf einen leistungsstarken optischen Zoom nicht...
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Overall 4
4.1

Pentax Optio RZ18

color foto
2 February 2012
  • Summary: Das leichte Kunststoffgehäuse der Optio RZ18 weist darauf hin, dass Pentax den kompakten Megazoomer offensichtlich an den Anforderungen von Einsteigern und Gelegenheitsnutzern orientiert hat
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Battery performance 7
7.0

Expert Review

Tecnozoom
17 September 2011
  • Conclusion: La Pentax Optio RZ18 è un'ottima fotocamera compatta di ultima generazione con uno spettacolare zoom ottico 18x che consente di realizzare fotografie di tutti i soggetti, anche quelli più lontani.
  • Pros: Schermo LCD da 3 pollici; Sensore 16 MP; Zoom grandangolare 18x; Video HD (1280x720 pixel); Shake Reduction con spostamento del sensore
  • Cons: Pacco Batteria
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