Summary Pentax SV

Prices Price
Camera only
$130
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 13
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 37
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 118k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240
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Pentax Optio SVPentax Optio SV

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Pros

The Pentax SV vs other recent compacts

Size Quite small Help
Compact (91×56×28 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$129.99

Cons

The Pentax SV vs other recent compacts

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
118k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
September 2004
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.8"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds

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