Summary: The Pentax Optio S5z – The little digital camera in the Altoids tin grows up Pentax was not really a player in the digital camera wars until early 2003 when (in a brilliant marketing move) the company introduced the World’s smallest 3 megapixel digital camera, the Optio S, pictured nestled in an...
Summary: Following in the footsteps of the popular Optio "S" series, the Optio S5z features the highest megapixel count in this ultra-compact series, with 5.0 effective megapixels and a 3X optical zoom lens. It features a stylish design in an ultra-compact, lightweight, alimnum alloy body.
Conclusion: I have been looking for a really good ultra compact digital camera for quite a while. With the Pentax Optio S5z I have finally found it. It all comes down to picture quality and this camera produced a great set of shots. This camera is also easy to use and it is hard to find any real faults with it.
Pros: Picture quality, Ease of use, Style
Cons: Struggles to take more than two shots in quick succession, Limited internal memory
Summary: The Pentax Optio S5z hangs onto its four-star rating despite an uneccessary screen upgrade. The excellent build quality, reliable images and superb video make it worth a closer look. The ease of use is another factor in its favour.
Excerpt: L'Optio S5Z est le nouvel appareil compact format carte de crédit de Pentax. Vraiment miniature, vraiment élégant et vraiment performant ! Un appareil de si petite taille qui intègre un capteur de 5 mégapixels c'est très bien.
Excerpt: La Pentax Optio S5z ha una dotazione così composta: 5,0 Megapixel effettivi, Zoom 3x (eq 35-105mm),Monitor TFT 2,5', Appena 2 cm di spessore, Batteria ric. al Litio, 21 modi d'esposizione, Schede di memoria: SD, Filmati AVI con audio, Zoom digitale 4X, VoiceRec.