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Pentax Optio W60 review

Is the Pentax Option W60 waterproof camera a damp squib?

By  from Digital Camera Issue 88
Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
10 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
Optio
Image Stabilization
Electronic
Colour
Ocean Blue
Optical Zoom
5x
Digital Zoom
5.7x
Brand Name
Pentax
Durability
Cold Proof, Dust Proof, Water Proof
Features
Face Recognition, Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Live View, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Time Lapse Function, Face Detection
Screen Size
6.4 cm (2.5")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
125 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
Flash Memory Capacity
36.40 MB
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
3648 x 2736
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
10.3 Megapixel
HDMI
No
Battery Model Supported
D-LI78
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height
55.5 mm
Width
98 mm
Depth
24.5 mm
Autofocus Points
9
Focal Length
5 mm to 25 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Audio Formats
WAV
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Soft
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Product Model
W60
Product Name
Optio W60 Compact Camera
Product Line
Optio
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
B0019V2CW8
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.ricoh.co.uk
Marketing Information

Featuring one of the lightest designs in a waterproof camera, the Optio W60 is equipped with a newly developed 28mm wide-angle optical 5x zoom lens, a 10 effective megapixels, and enhanced waterproofing performance more than 30 percent better than previous models allowing the camera to operate underwater at depths of four meters.

Battery Life
205 Shot/1.25 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • Optio W60 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Plug Cord
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Strap
  • Operating Manual
  • PC Connection Manual
  • Quick Guide
Display Resolution
230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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