Pentax Optio RZ10 - inexpensive 14 megapixel compact with 10x zoom

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Hoya Corporation Pentax Imaging Systems Division appeared a new compact super-zoom Pentax Optio RZ10. Optio RZ10 is equipped with 14-megapixel CCD matrix and a 10-fold zoom lens with a focal length of 28 mm to 280 mm (35 mm equivalent). In macro mode RZ10 make shots from a distance of just one centimeter from the object.

To avoid the appearance of fuzzy and blurry images, Pentax engineers made sure of an effective system of optical and digital stabilization. And for those who do not like a long time to delve into the details of camera settings is a special mode Auto Picture, which automatically selects the most appropriate to the story shooting program. Laconic and several sporty design is presented in classic black and white, as well as three additional bright versions: red, purple and green.

Optio RZ10 record high-quality video with sound at 1280 x 720 pixels. Additionally, in video mode works proprietary image stabilization Movie SR, which suppresses tremors and sudden movement of the hand.

The camera supports vsmogatelnye functions such as Face Detection AF & AE detects faces (up to 32 participants) for the three hundredths of a second and tells the system exactly to put the focus on them focus. After the identification of camera crews immediately set the parameters and prompts a sharpness that all persons in the photo will achieve the greatest good. In the "Panorama" camera helps the photographer to make a number of frames that are automatically stitched together in the chamber in one panorama.

2.7-inch color display has a resolution of 230,000 pixels. Burst mode in a series of up to 40 frames is supported with a maximum speed of 9.1 images per second. For wireless transmission of images and videos to your computer using Wi-Fi, camera can use a memory card Eye-Fi, which are installed instead of the usual SD card. It is expected that the model goes on sale in October for an estimated price of 219 euros.