Summary Pentax WG-1 GPS

Prices Price
Camera only
$493
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 14
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 15
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
Screen size Much larger screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Movie format Higher resolution movies

Compare the new Pentax WG-2 GPS vs the WG-1 GPS

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Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS.

Videos

Pentax WG-1 Ice Fishing Field Test
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  • Image quality
  • Amateur
  • Review

Pros

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The Pentax WG-1 GPS vs other recent waterproof cameras

Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Thickness Thin Help
1.1"
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Weight Light Help
167 g

Cons

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The Pentax WG-1 GPS vs other recent waterproof cameras

Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$493.46
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Digital
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
February 2011
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second

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.