Excerpt: The Pentax WG-1 GPS is a compact camera with a 5x zoom lens (28-140mm) and a robust body, which is water proved to 33 ft, shock proof (5 ft drop down) and an integrated GPS system. The camera offers 14 MP resolution and some extraordinary features like “Digital Microscope” mode.
Excerpt: Just in time for the end of summer, I recently got a hold of the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS waterproof, drop and shock resistant camera. I will preface this by saying that I have reviewed similar products from Panasonic, Casio and Olympus, and BY FAR, the Pentax appears to be the best camera in its...
Excerpt: The Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS ($399) is a compact, rugged camera that is designed to be outside in the elements. It's waterproof to 33 feet, shockproof from 5 feet, crushproof to 220 lbs, and freezeproof to 14F.
Summary: Announced in February 2011 as the company’s 12th generation of adventure series compact digital cameras, the WG-1 GPS is accompanied to market by a WG-1 variant that, not surprisingly, omits the GPS function that tracks and records positional data with captured images.
Pros: Durable, Good image quality, Good AF speed
Cons: LCD tricky to use outdoors, Average at best high ISO performance
Summary: Pentax- a leading brand in the world of digi-cams has introduced its new and innovative model Pentax Optio WG-1 with a thought to provide maximum ease to the photographer we have to go through many constraints in order to have a nice and satisfying click.
Excerpt: Product: Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Supplier: Pentax MSRP: $349 Find Lowest Price @ PriceGrabber Author: Bill Date: January 28, 2012 The Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS is offered as a convenient point-and-shoot camera with the added features of an onboard GPS receiver for seamless geotagging, and a ruggedized...