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Pentax WG-10
6.8 out of 10

Pentax WG-10

14 megapixel CCD sensor waterproof, shockproof, crushproof, Read more

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Compact Digital Camera
Type: 1/2.3” interline transfer CCD w primary color filter Effective pixels: 14 Total pixels: 14.48 Recorded resolutions Still: 14M (4288x3216), 10M (1:1, 3216x3216), 10M (16:9, 4224x2376), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728), 5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480) Movie: HD (1280x720p30/15), VGA (640x480p30/15), QVGA (320x240p30/15) Quality levels: *** best, ** better, * good, Movie: Fixed
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: 6.7X Combined zoom: 33.5X at 640 (including optical zoom) Intelligent zoom: Approx 7.0X at 7M to 33.5X at VGA Aperture: F3.5 (wide) - 5.5 (tele). Minimum aperture: F4.2 (wide), F6.6 (tele)
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1CM Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus Manual focus: Yes, 0 .4” to infinity (0.4” is only available in 2-4 zoom steps) Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1CM 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’ 1 CM Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98’ (at mid-zoom, set automatically) 0.4x mag.
LCD Monitor
LCD screen: 2.7” widescreen TFT color LCD w/ anti-reflective coating on cover LCD resolution: 230,000 dots Wide angle viewable: Yes
Type: Built-in series control auto flash Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye Effective range: 13’ (wide, auto ISO), 8.2’ (tele, auto ISO)
Storage Media
Internal memory: 97MB Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Ports: USB2.0(Hi-Speed): PC/AV terminal, HDMI terminal (Type D) Video out: NTSC, PAL Printer interfaces: n/a
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92 Recordable images: Approx 260 Playback time: Approx 280 min Movie recording time: Approx 120 min Audio recording time: Approx 350 min AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Physical Specs
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.5 x 2.3 x 1.1” Weight Without battery or removable memory: 5.2 oz Loaded and ready: 5.9 oz Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents Operating temperature: 14-104°F (coldproof) Weather Resistant: Yes, JIS Class 8 waterproof submersible to 33’, JIS Class 6 dustproof Shock Resistant: Yes, shockproof to 4.9’ TIMING Startup: Approx 1.3 sec Release lag: Approx 0.037 sec
Language Support
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Image Stabilization
Still: Pixel Track SR, High-Sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR) Movie: Movie Shake Reduction Mode (Movie SR)
Metering System
Type: TTL Multi-segment: Yes Center weighted: Yes Spot: Yes Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, Manual (ISO 80 – 6400)
White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual Setting
Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter Shutter speed: 1/1500 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)
Capture Modes
Scene Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama, Frame Composite, Report, Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button) Green simplified mode available: Yes Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered) P/A/S/M/B: P Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode) Digital filters (capture): Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome) Dynamic Range Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction)
Drive Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Self-Timer, Continuous, Burst (5M or 4M), Remote Control, Interval, Auto Bracket Continuous Shooting: Approx. 0.68 FPS High-speed Continuous Shooting: 2.27 FPS for 19 frames (5M or 4M) 5.26 FPS for 19 frames at ISO 3200-6400 (5M or 4M) Self-timer: Yes (10s, 2s), Remote Control (immediate, 3s) Remote control: Yes (infrared, optional)
Playback Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W / Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness Filter, Miniature), Original Frame, Frame Composite, Movie Edit, Red-eye Compensation, Resize, Cropping, Image/Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Face close up playback. Magnification: Up to 10X, scrollable 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, Add Title Picture
File Formats
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PRINT Image compatible Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG) with sound Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural
Computer Requirements
For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary. Windows: Windows XP (SP3), Vista, 7, 8, USB port Mac: MacOS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, USB port
Release Date
First seen
30 January 2013