Summary Pentax M40

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 12
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/3.1
Screen resolution
Help 150k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p
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Pentax Optio M40Pentax Optio M40


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The Pentax M40 vs other recent compacts

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Thickness Thin Help
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Size Quite small Help
Super compact (97×58×18 mm)
Weight Light Help
136 g


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The Pentax M40 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
150k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
July 2007
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds


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Pentax Optio M40
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