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Pentax Optio X70 Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandPentax ModelOptio X70
Sensor 12 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 50 - 1600 *Expanded range: 50-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 4s
Lens26 - 624mm F/2.8 - 5 / 8Mininum Focus1cm
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 20Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Backlight, Half-Length Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Stage Lighting, Surf & Snow, Baby, Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite, Party, Museum, Sunset, Digital Wide, Digital Panorama
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 1.2 FPS, 6 JPEG *Max 11 FPS for 15 frames @ 5MP Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger N / A Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor No
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 10 - 6m (W-T) Flash Sync Unknown
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 170 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-03-02, Discontinued Construction
Size 112 x 82 x 99mm (W x H x D) Weight 391g

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Pentax X70 Facts

Large digital camera
12 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 50-1600
24X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-4s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.20" Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance
1.2 FPS Drive, 6 ImagesSpot-Metering
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsSecure Digital High Capacity
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