Summary Pentax S12

Prices Price
Camera only
$118
Score Snapsort rank
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Aperture
Help Unknown
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 38 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Pentax S12 vs other recent compacts

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Thickness Thin Help
0.8"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$117.68
Size Quite small Help
Ultra compact (87×54×21 mm)
Weight Light Help
140 g

Cons

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The Pentax S12 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Poor zoom Help
3x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
January 2008
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
38 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

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Avatar for Tracy Tracy (7:37 PM, March 02, 2013)
I'm aware its now an old camera, but mine has served me well. Its very portable and robust. It's easy to use, reliable and takes crisp pictures. The colours are particularly accurate. I am wanting to go the DSLR route, but wanted to pop in a good word for my faithful friend whilst I'm here.