Summary Pentax S40

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 16
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 36
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.6"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 85k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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The Pentax S40 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Size Quite small Help
Compact (89×59×26 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


The Pentax S40 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 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
320 x 240 @ 30fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
85k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
February 2004
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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