Summary: I bought this camera for the great zoom. Upon receiving it felt very light-weight and plastic. I turned it on once and everything seemed to be fine, but upon a second boot the display was covered in lines and would flicker on and off depending up on the angle that the camera was held at. Had in my possession less than 24 hours before I returned it.
Summary: Really liked the camera, and it took good pictures with lots of settings, but only after 7 months of casual use, we started having problems with the worst being, it always shuts down after trying to use the zoom option.
Summary: I got this camera as a Father's Day present. Pentax has had a great reputation in the past, so I thought that they still performed like they used to. Alas, this is not the case. Everything was great for about three weeks and then the camera would shut down immediately after turning it on.
Summary: The Pentax RZ-18, just does not make it. The first shock is the battery charger is huge, no little plug-in like the Canon system. Second, camera feels very cheaply made, 95% plastic feel. But the deal killer is pictures! When I turn off the flash and just take pictures under the natural light; they all turned out orange!!!! I pulled out my Canon SD 1300, and there was no comparison.
Terrible picture quality, fell apart quickly, died completely.
25 July 2013
Summary: I got this camera new a year and a half ago. At first I was pleased with the pictures I took outside with sunlight. Then I tried taking them indoors, or at low light points of the day and was majorly disappointed. Just beyond the starter warranty it came with, 6 months I think, the cover for the battery and memory card snapped off. I didn't drop it, I just took the battery out and that was it.
Summary: When I first got the camera I was seduced by the fantastic zoom, the niggle I had about the general feel and build quality of the camera was put to one side. After a few weeks of light use however my initial worries came back to haunt me. The camera wouldn't turn on properly, the lens would come out part way then the camera would turn off and the lens would instantly retract. I sent the camera back to the manufacturer under warranty and their response has been very poor.
Summary: The Pentax Optio RZ18 Digital Camera - Orange (16MP, 18 x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD Screen, is sadly the most unfriendly camera I have ever purchased. The menu options are ridiculous - far too many - totally over the top! Not a point and shoot camera for pocket use. Digital electronics gone mad. My old Fuji 2GB camera gives far better, clearer pictures with less faffing about.
Summary: Commandé pour mon Pentax optio WG-1 Les batteries ne font pas fonctionner l'appareil ! peut être problème d’ampérage ou autre... mais elle ne sont pas compatible ! Nul ! Attention ne tombé pas dans le panneaux !! A part du Pentax faut pas prendre cet référence !
Summary: Cette batterie ne fonctionne pas pour un pentax wg3 j'ai rechargé celle-ci directement dans l'appareil via la prise usb et mon pc, le voyant clignote bien jusqu'à la fin de la recharge. une fois rechargée impossible d'allumer mon appareil! cela m'est arrivé lors d'une visite aquatique dans une grotte, heureusement que j'avais la batterie originale dans mon caisson étanche. à éviter pour ce type d'appareil.