Summary Pentax WG-3

Prices Price
Camera only
$329
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Pentax WG-3

Replacement

Pentax has replaced the WG-3 with the WG-4 and WG-4.

Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-4 announced January 2013

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Ricoh WG-4
Ricoh WG-4 announced February 2014

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Pros

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The Pentax WG-3 vs other recent digicams

HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Weight Light Help
230 g
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Waterproof Waterproof Help
Great at the beach
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The Pentax WG-3 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"

Cons

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The Pentax WG-3 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds

Appearance

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