Pentax Unveils Three New Compact Digital Cameras
announced three new digital
today that bring back the classic look of cameras from days past. The
PENTAX Optio I-10 features a flash unit and speaker in the upper mid-section of
the SLR-shaped body. This camera also offers a wide angle 5X optical zoom lens
(28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12.1 megapixel CCD sensor, a 2.7 inch
widescreen LCD, and the ability to capture HD video at 720p and 30 fps. The Optio
I-10 also has a mechanical sensor shift Shake Reduction system and improved
Pixel Track Shake Reduction technology for blur-free images. The Optio I-10 can
be controlled by a remote control that is sold separately. The camera will come
in Classic Black and Pearl White for $299.95.
Next up, Pentax announced the Optio H90 digital camera which
features a wide angle 5X optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12.1
megapixel CCD sensor, and widescreen HD video capture abilities at 720p /
30 fps. Other features include improved Pixel Track Shake Reduction
technology, Face Detection, Smile Capture, and Blink Detection functions.
The Optio H90 will be available in Orange-Silver, Matte Black, and Ceramic
White for $179.95.
Both the PENTAX Optio I-10 and Optio H90 are optimized for
use with Eye-Fi
Last, but not least, Pentax unveiled the PENTAX Optio E90,
an easy to operate and affordable model that will cost just under $100. The Optio
E90 features a 10.1 megapixel CCD sensor, a 3X wide angle zoom (32mm-96mm
equivalent), and a 2.7 inch LCD. This camera runs on AA batteries and will
be available in Black and Wine Red.
All three of the new models will ship in February and are
available for pre-order at www.pentaxwebstore.com