Summary: This is my third small Pentax Optio, and the first of the RZ=18 series. It worked fine until the day I needed it and when pushing the "on" button, all I got were several beeps and the camera turned off. Same with batteries from my other Pentaxes.
Summary: I bought this camera to take on vacation rather than lugging the older larger Pentax with me. It does take nice pictures, but not the quality I expected. Also the flash is a long delay. Often my subjects have moved by the time the flash goes off!
Summary: I never found this camera satisfactory during its brief life. Pictures taken outdoors with the zoom, utilizing various preset settings, were seldom sharp or crisp. In bright light they were very washed out, almost gauzy.
Summary: There is a great Green button function which allows you to easily change the lighting, sensitivity, ISO and pixel size with a visual of the difference, this makes it very easy to customise the shots and keep the initiative, using this function I have had a lot of success with low light shots, which...
Summary: Achetée pour alterner avec la batterie originale de mon appareil Photo Pentax Optio RZ18 pour ne plus être en panne de batterie. Elle fonctionne très bien mais peut-être pas autant d'autonomie que l'originale... Pas beaucoup de recul donc sous réserve.