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Pentax Optio S55
4.3 out of 10

Pentax Optio S55

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Overall 6
6.0

Pentax Optio S55

neocamera.com
29 September 2011
  • Summary: The Pentax Option S55 is a good ultra-compact camera that improves well on its predecessors. The S55 produces better pictures than most ultra-compact cameras with great color,  excellent contrast, good sharpness, low noise and low chromatic aberrations.
  • Pros: Ultra-compact using AA batteries, Very good color and contrast, Low noise up to ISO 200, Good battery-life, Feature-rich, Good ergonomics, Good super-macro mode
  • Cons: Trouble focusing on low-contrast subject, Slight corner blurring at wide-angle, No optical viewfinder, Slow performance
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 7
7.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Photo quality 7
7.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Pentax Optio S55

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: There is a lot to like about the Pentax Option S55. It has a stylish design, takes excellent photos outdoors and is easy to use too. There are a couple of downsides that cannot be dismissed easily though. These are the problems it has focusing in lowlight and long shutter lag times.
  • Pros: Outdoor photos, Ability to zoom in when shooting movies, Style and design, Ease of use
  • Cons: Indoor photos, Shutter lag
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax Optio S55

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Will Pentax ever run out of compact digital cameras? Cliff Smith seems to doubt it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
20 December 2008
  • Summary: This is a very ordinary camera with very little to make it worth recommending. Look elsewhere.
  • Pros: Reasonable image quality
  • Cons: Bulky, mediocre feature set
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Overall 4
4.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Pentax Optio S55

GadgetSpeak
1 December 2005
  • Summary: Smile please. We are about to check out a digital camera from Pentax.
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Pentax Optio S55

PhotoReview
1 June 2005
  • Summary: Visibly larger and thicker than its more expensive 'cousin' the Pentax Optio S55 has more user-adjustable settings than the S5z and is, therefore, more likely to appeal to keen photographers.
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Overall 10
10

Pentax Optio S55

Absolut Photo
22 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Véritable bijou, ce compact au design soigné de Pentax ne servira pas seulement à faire de vous un(e) photographe branché(e), l'Optio S55 est également un excellent appareil ! Doté d'un capteur 5 millions de pixels et d'un écran géant 2,5", l'Optio S55 est destiné avant tout aux débutants.
  • Pros: Compacité et élégance, Simplicité d'utilisation
  • Cons: La finition pourrait être améliorée
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Expert Review

Tecnozoom
13 March 2006
  • Excerpt: La Pentax Optio S55 può contare su una dotazione di: 5,36 Megapixel effettivi, Zoom 3x (eq 36,5-107mm), Monitor TFT 2,5 'ultraluminoso', Corpo in metallo, 9 modi d'esposizione # Schede di memoria: SD, Filmati AVI con audio fino a 30 fps limitati solo dalla capacità della scheda, VoiceRec.
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