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Pentax-optio-wg-2.33186143
7.8 out of 10

Pentax Optio WG-2

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Type
Compact Digital Camera
Sensor
Type: Backlit CMOS w primary color filter Size: 1/2.3” Effective pixels: 16 Total pixels: 16.79 Recorded resolutions Still: 16M (4608x3456), 12M (1:1, 3456x3456), 12M (16:9, 4608x2592), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728), 5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480) Movie: HD (1920x1080p30, 1280x720p60/30), VGA (640x480p30) Quality levels: Still: *** best, ** better, * good, Movie: fixed
Lens
Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 11 elements, 9 groups (5 aspheric elements), protective cover w SP coating Optical zoom: 5X Focal length (equiv.): 5-25mm (28-140mm) Digital zoom: 7.2X Combined zoom: 36X Intelligent zoom: Approx 7.5X at 7M to 36X at VGA Aperture: F3.5-5.5
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus Manual focus: Yes Macro focus: Yes, Macro and Super Macro available Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way Focus range Normal: 1.64’ to infinity Macro: 0.33 to 1.97’ Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98’ (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
Viewfinder
Wide angle viewable: Yes (approx 170° horizontal/vertical) Viewfinder: n/a
LCD Monitor
LCD screen: 3” widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover LCD resolution: HVGA 460,000 dots
Flash
Type: Built-in series control auto flash Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye Effective range: 18’ (wide, auto ISO), 11’ (tele, auto ISO)
Storage Media
Internal memory: 88.2 MB Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Interfaces
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI (Micro, Type-D) Video out: NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p) Printer interfaces: n/a
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92 Recordable images: Approx 260 Playback time: Approx 240 min Movie recording time: Approx 70 min Audio recording time: Approx 270 min AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Physical Specs
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.2” Weight Without battery or removable memory: 6.1 oz (non-GPS), 6.2 oz (GPS) Loaded and ready: 6.8 oz (non-GPS), 7.0 oz (GPS) Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents Operating temperature: 14-104°F (coldproof) Ruggedized features: Waterproof (40’), Shockproof (5’), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (-10°C), Dustproof (JIS 6)
Language Support
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese
Image Stabilization
Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR Movie: Movie SR
Metering System
Type: TTL Multi-segment: Yes Center weighted: Yes Spot: Yes Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto: 125-6400 auto range adjustable Manual: 125-6400
White Balance
Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent Manual mode(s): Yes
Shutter
Type: Programmed AE mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)
Capture Modes
Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Candlelight, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600), Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button) Auto Picture modes: Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Pet, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Monochrome Green simplified mode available: Yes (ISO 125-1600) Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Self Portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered) PASMB: P Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode) Digital filters (capture): n/a Dynamic Range Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction) File/Folder customization: Folder name (date, PENTX, custom), file name (IMGP, custom) Digital level: n/a
Drive Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Self Timer (10s, 2s), Continuous, Burst, Remote Control (3s, 0s), Auto Bracket Continuous FPS: Approx 1.0 FPS, Burst 10 FPS for up to 30 frames (5M or 4M) Multi-exposure: n/a Interval: Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback) HDR: Available as a playback filter
Playback Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 10X, scrollable), Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, HDR Filter, Original Frame (5M or 4M), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Faze Zooming Digital filters (playback): B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide, Title Picture
File Formats
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, PIM III Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264) Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural
Computer Requirements
*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary. Windows: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, USB port Mac: MacOS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, USB port
Release Date
First seen
9 February 2012