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Pentax Optio RZ18

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Pentax Optio RZ18

Pentax Optio RZ18
Pentax Optio RZ18
Pentax Optio RZ18

The Pentax Optio RZ18 is a compact digital camera featuring an extreme 18x zoom range (equivalent to 25-450mm) and a high-resolution 16-megapixel sensor. It was announced on September 12, 2011 and is expected to ship in October, 2011 at an MSRP of US$299.95. It boasts a sleek design for maximum portability.

Other innovative features of the RZ-18 include:
-Sensor-shift Shake Reduction (SR)
-Face detection
-9-point autofocus system
-4cm Macro mode
-Variety of auto shooting modes for almost every purpose

The Optio RZ18 will available in three colors: black, pearl white, and metallic orange.

Camera nameOptio RZ18
Sensor16 MP 1/2.33 inch CCD
ISO rangeAuto: 80 - 1600, manual: 80 - 6400
Aspect ratio4:3, 1:1, 16:9
Shake reductionSensor shift combined with software based (digital SR)
Exposure modesAuto picture, Program, Green mode, 20 scene modes hereunder handheld night snap
Exposure compensation+/- 2 EV (1/3EV steps)
Light meterMulti-segment, center weight, spot
Shutter speeds1/4s to 1/2500s. Night scene modes up to 4s
Drive modesSingle, continuous, burst, self timer (2 and 10 s), remote control
Lens18x optical zoom, 4.5 - 81 mm F3.5 - F5.9 (25 - 450 mm eqv.)
Optics12 elements in 11 groups (4 aspherical elements)
Digital zoom7.2x
Auto focusNormal (9 point), spot, auto tracking, macro, super macro.
Manual focusManual focus, pan focus, infinity
Closest focus distance0.4 m (wide angle), 1.3 m (telephoto), 0.1 m (macro), 4 cm (super macro)
White balanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual setting
Digital filters12
In-camera picture editingYes: Resize, crop, red-eye removal, apply digital filters, and more
FlashBuilt-in: 0.2 to 4.3 m (wide angle), 1.3 - 2.6 m (telephoto)
MovieHD (1280 x 720), VGA (640 x 480), QVGA (320 x 240), all at 15 and 30 fps.
Movie shake reductionElectronic movie SR
In-camera movie editingSave as still imaage, divide a movie
LCD monitor3 inch 460,000 dots
Storage mediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi, 96 MB built-in
File formatStill: JPG, Movie: AVI
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, PC/AV
BatteryD-LI92 rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life240 images
Special featuresVoice meno, face detection, pet detection
Size (W x H x D)108 x 60 x 34.5 mm
Weight191 g with battery
Megapixels: 16.0
ISO Range: 720p HD, 30FPS
Weight: 6.0oz (170g)
FPS: 18x
LCD: 3.0 inch half-VGA
In Production: No

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