PENTAX RICOH Imaging has expand their digital compact camera with Pentax Optio VS20. Comes with user-friendly features and advanced functions, the Optio VS20 compact camera will be release in February of this year with a reasonable price tag at $249.95 (around £160.).
Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a 16 megapixels CCD image sensor that support built-in flash (Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft), support 7.2 digital zoom and 20x optical zoom lens that equivalent to 28mm-560mm and support maxx resolutions at 4608 x 3456 pixels. Like the other digital camera on the market, you can also uses the device as video camcorder with support 1280 x 720 video resolution at 30 fps plus Handheld Night Snap mode that useful for night capture with minimal blur and noise.
To watch the photo or video that you take, it pack with 3-inch colour LCD display with anti-glare-coated 460k dot with Live view, save them in 16 MB Internal memory or extrnal SD/SDHC/SDXC card plus Lithium-Ion D-LI122 rechargeable battery that give you enough power. Unlike the common camera that only offer one shutter release buttons, the Pentax VS20 comes with two shutter release buttons, one on the top like the other camera for landscape and second vertical shutter-release button on the side that offer comfortable grip when a portrait orientated photo.
Measurement of the device are 111 x 61 x 38 mm with weight 235 g (0.52 lb / 8.29 oz). The compact camera also offer EyeFi for share your content, USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec) and support Remote control. Other features are image stabilization, maximum aperture at F3.1 – F4.8, maximum shutter speed 1/2500 sec, ISO optimization and two tripod mounts for outstanding stabilized vertical support. For better result, Pentax Optio VS20 compact camera also offer Digital Panorama mode, various white Balance Modes, such as Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten and various photo effects such as fish-eye, sketch and stretch filters.
Pentax Optio VS20 Specifications
16 Mp Resolution
20x Optical Zoom and 144x Combined Zoom
3.0 inch LCD Screen
5-100mm Pentax Zoom Lens with anti-glare-coated
1280 x 720p HD Video Capture at 30 fps
100-6400 ISO Sensitivity
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
Built-In Flash (Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft)
Wireless remote-control shooting option
Auto Shooting Modes