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Pentax Optio RZ18 review

18x zoom and 16 megapixel resolution

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution
16 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Product Family
Optio
Image Stabilization
Electronic, Optical
Colour
White
Optical Zoom
18x
Digital Zoom
7.2x
Brand Name
Pentax
Features
Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Self-timer
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
170 g
Flash Memory Capacity
96 MB
Minimum Focus Distance
40 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CCD
Total Camera Resolution
16.6 Megapixel
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
60 mm
Width
108 mm
Depth
34 mm
Autofocus Points
9
Focal Length
4.50 mm to 81 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Audio Formats
WAV
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Product Model
RZ18
Product Name
Optio RZ18 Compact Camera
Product Line
Optio
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
14177
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.ricoh.co.uk
Marketing Information

The Optio RZ18 is the latest addition to the popular PENTAX Optio RZ series, which features a high-magnification zoom lens in a compact body. It provides photographers with simple, effortless shooting of a wide variety of subjects and occasions. From travel and landscape to action and spectator sports the RZ18 retains many of the convenient features of its predecessors, including the dependable dual shake reduction for effective reduction of camera shake, and the advanced Auto Picture. The very wide-angle smc PENTAX 18X optical zoom lens to greatly extend the zoom range. The number of effective pixels has also been increased to 16 megapixels to deliver higher-resolution images, while the built-in LCD monitor has also been upgraded to a larger 3.0-inch version with 460,000 dots for sharper, clearer subject image. Thanks to the perfect harmony of existing and new features, the Optio RZ18 offers both higher performance and simpler operation than ever before.

Battery Life
240 Shot/3.83 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • Optio RZ18 Compact Camera
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Video Cable AV-IAVC7
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-DLI92
  • Battery Charger D-BC92
  • Strap O-ST104
  • Software CD-ROM
Display Resolution
460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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