Summary Pentax E50

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 36
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 2.4"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 110k dots
Wide angle
Help 38 mm
Movie format
Help 480p
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Pentax Optio E50Pentax Optio E50


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The Pentax E50 vs other recent compacts

Size Quite small Help
Compact (97×60×22 mm)
Thickness Thin Help


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The Pentax E50 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
38 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
110k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
January 2008
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Pentax Optio E50
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Sfbruffy (6:34 AM, December 13, 2011)
I had this camera, then I upgraded to the Nikon CoolPix L120. After using the Nikon, this camera felt so cheap and hard-to-use.
The zoom is upsetting, and he worst part about this camera is the screen - it's small, low resolution, and VERY hard to see under sunlight.
It's not a bad camera or anything - it's a great camera for taking "happy snaps".