Summary Pentax WG-1 GPS

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Specifications Key specs
Zoom Help 5x Screen size Help 2.7"
Aperture Help f/3.5 Screen resolution Help 230k dots
Wide angle Help 28 mm Movie format Help 720p @ 30fps
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Pentax Optio WG-1 GPSPentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Replacement

Pentax has replaced the Optio WG-1 GPS with the WG-2 GPS.

Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS announced February, 2012
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera

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Videos

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Pros

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The Pentax WG-1 GPS vs other recent waterproof cameras

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Macro focus Good macro Help
1 cm
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel

Cons

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The Pentax WG-1 GPS vs other recent waterproof cameras

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
f/3.5
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
2.7"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
February, 2011
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

Appearance

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Discussion

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Jozef Breda (2:24 PM, August 04, 2011)
What about image quality ? Did you have on GPS ?
 
Jcmountain (3:37 AM, August 02, 2011)
Great grip with super padding, unlike the slippery full metal body. Down to 10M! battery life  isn't so good.