Summary Pentax Optio 50

Prices Price
Camera only
$379
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 34
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 38
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 130k dots
Wide angle
Help 32 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240 @ 20fps
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Pros

The Pentax Optio 50 vs other recent compacts

Size Quite small Help
Compact (91×61×27 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel

Cons

The Pentax Optio 50 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
3x
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
32 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.8"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240 @ 20fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
130k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
February 2005
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
1/2 of a second

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