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Pentax Optio 50 4 to 5 Megapixel

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  • Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution5.25 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom3x
    Camera TypeCompact
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens32 - 96 mm
    Digital Zoom4x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range19.69 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range2.36 in. to Infinity (w) / 13.78 in. to Infinity (t)
    Focal Length5.4 - 16.2 mm
    Camera Resolution5.25 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2560 x 1920 • 2048 x 1536 • 1280 x 960
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 (QVGA)
    Video Speed20 fps
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Aperture Rangef2.8/f4.8 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed1/2 - 1/1000 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Shade (Preset)
    Memory TypeBuilt-in • SD Card
    Built-in Memory Size12 MB
    Compression TypeJPEG
    File Size (High Res.)2.81 MB (46 images on 128MB card)
    File Size (Low Res.)0.2 MB (about 640 images on 128MB card)
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 50 • 100 • 200
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash
    ViewfinderOptical
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size1.8 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution13,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery Type2 x AA Batteries
    Battery Life800 Images
    Mp3 Built In
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS 9 • Apple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows XP
    Width3.58 in.
    Depth1.06 in.
    Height2.4 in.
    Weight0.29 lb.
    Included Accessories2 x AA Batteries • Software • USB Cable • Video Cable • Strap
    Release DateApril, 2005
    Product ID23722389

Product Description

The Pentax Optio50 offers the satisfying imaging capability of 5.0 effective megapixels, a 3X Pentax optical zoom lens, and simple, comfortable ease of operation. Equipped with a handy mode dial, the Optio50 allows even novice users to select a desired mode with just a simple turn. And taking ease of use a step further, the Optio50 features a new "Simple Mode" which lets the camera automatically select the optimal settings for the scene at hand.



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Major Blur/Sharpness problems with Pentax Optio 50 .. need help!

I just baught my first digital camera yesterday. Earlier today, I went around my house and my neighbourhood taking pictures. After I had opened them up on the computer, all of them were very unsharp, and some of them were pretty blurred. Also, there seems to be weird colored pixels all over the phot ... Read More »

Pentax Optio 50

I bought a Pentax Optio 50 and I seem to be getting a lot of blurry pictures. Has anyone had this camera? Is there something I am doing wrong? The focus options (Std and Infinity) don't have very good descriptions in the book. When I hold the shutter half-way, sometimes the focus turns red, some ... Read More »

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