The Pentax Optio S6 is mostly gets compared to pro digicams. The Pentax Optio S6's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix x20) and Ricoh (such as the GR Digital III)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Pentax S6 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly lighter (120 g vs 353 g).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.7 vs f/1.9), has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (232k dots vs 920k dots).

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20
7 years newer
$528

Significant advantages of the x20 (vs the S6)

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Significant disadvantages of the x20 (vs the S6)

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common strengths of the x20 and S6

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Ricoh GR Digital III

Ricoh GR Digital III
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the GR Digital III (vs the S6)

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Significant disadvantages of the GR Digital III (vs the S6)

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common strengths of the GR Digital III and S6

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