Pentax Optio S1 Digital Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Pentax Optio S1 is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 14 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-1600. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Pentax Optio S1 to compensate for camera shake.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/1600 to 4s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/1600, fast action cannot be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography.
The Pentax Optio S1 features a 9-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.
This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Pentax Optio S1 and no provision to add one.
|Sensor||14 Megapixels CCD||Sensor Size||6 x 5mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||Built-In||Dust-Reduction||N / A|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 1600||Shutter-Speed||1/1600 - 4s|
|Lens||28 - 140mm F/3.9 - 5.7 / 8||Mininum Focus||1cm (w) / 30cm (t)|
|Filter Diameter||Focus System||9-point Contrast-Detect *Tracking AF-C|
|Viewfinder Type||None||Viewfinder Size|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||Auto||Scene Modes||20Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight, Food, Surf+Snow, Fireworks, Miniature, HDR|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning|
|Continuous Drive||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s|
|Command Dials||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG||Flash Ports|
|Built-In Flash||Yes, 3.6 - 2.5m (W-T)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity||GPS||No|
|Size||92 x 54 x 21mm (W x H x D)||Weight||125g|
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Pentax S1 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|14 Megapixels Ultra Compact||ISO 100-1600|
|5X Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/1600-4s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Custom white-balance|
|1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Spot-Metering|
|2.7" LCD 230K Pixels||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
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