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Pentax Efina

$39.99
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Pentax Efina Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Pentax Efina number 205 across all digital cameras and number 334 in best selling cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 83?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Lighter than average
Has a built-in flash
An elegant and beautifully designed compact camera \
\\PENTAX RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX efina digital compact camera. within a stylish, slender body created with high-quality materials, it offers outstanding specifications to assure the simple, effortless capture of beautiful digital images.\<br>\\even though it incorporates such outstanding shooting features as an optical five-times zoom lens, high-resolution images assured by its approximately 14.0 effective megapixels and HD movie recording, the PENTAX efina\'s slender, card-sized, metallic body makes it easy to carry it in a pocket or purse. it\'s just like carrying a favorite fashion accessory. it also features a host of convenient tools, including a self-portrait mirror placed on the front panel, to assist in the recording of not only memorable trips and keepsake snapshots, but also ordinary everyday scenes. also featured on the front panel is a lovely, floral design appealing to young women photographers.\<br>\\the efina also offers a choice of four body colors to satisfy the user\'s preference. this model is expected to be launch in selective distribution channels only.\<br>\<br> 1. compact, lightweight body for easy carrying \
\\While incorporating such outstanding features as an optical five-times zoom lens and a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, the efina offers a slender, card-sized body that fits comfortably in a small pocket or the spare space of a purse, making it an everyday, go-anywhere imaging tool ideal for every occasion from trips and leisure activities to everyday events.\<br>\<br> 2. stylish design \
\\The efina\'s front panel is made of high-grade aluminum, while its shutter release button and zoom lever are treated with a brilliant chrome coating to enhance its fashionable appearance. the four corner of the body are elegantly rounded to facilitate the removal and storage of the camera from/into a pocket or purse. the camera\'s stylish design and beautiful finish also make it easy and comfortable for young ladies to carry it to every outing, as if carrying a favorite accessory. as a graphic accent to enhance the pleasure of carrying and using the efina, a floral design of tropical flowers is portrayed on the front panel.\<br>\<br> 3. high-quality images \
\\The efina delivers sharp, high-quality images, thanks to the combination of exceptional image resolution assured by approximately 14.0 effective megapixels and a state-of-the-art imaging engine. it also records beautiful hd-quality movie clips (at 1280 x 720 pixels).\<br>\<br> 4. optical 5x zoom lens with 26mm wide-angle coverage \
\\The efina comes equipped with an optical five-times zoom lens with a focal-length coverage from approximately 26mm wide angle to 130mm telephoto (in the 35mm format). since its 26mm wide-angle setting offers a wider angle-of-view than ordinary zoom lenses, this zoom lens is useful in a greater variety of applications especially with such subjects as breathtaking scenery, magnificent architecture and family or group shots in confined spaces. the efina also provides the five-times intelligent zoom function to extend the zoom coverage up to approximately 25 times without compromising image quality.\<br>\<br> 5. high-sensitivity SR mode to assure sharp, blur-free images \
\\The efina\'s high-sensitivity SR (shake reduction) mode automatically adjusts sensitivity up to ISO 1600 in relation to the subject\'s illumination level. this mode comes in especially handy in dimly lit locations, since it allows the user to record images with faster shutter speeds to minimize the adverse effect of camera or subject shake.\<br>\<br> 6. 16 scene modes for easy capture of particular subjects \
\\The efina offers 16 different scene modes to automatically optimize all shooting settings for a particular scene or subject. with a simple selection of the pictograph corresponding to the desired scene mode, this convenient feature allows the user to take beautiful images with minimal effort.\<br>\<br> 7. automatic face detection for beautiful portraits \
\<br>O matter where the photographer places the subject\'s face in the image field, the efina\'s face detection AF & AE function instantly and accurately detects the face and optimizes focus and exposure settings. because of this, the subject\'s face is always captured in sharp focus and perfect exposure, even when the subject stands in the backlight.\<br>\<br> 8. other features \

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Pentax Efina In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Astonishingly Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $39.99 it is in the cheapest 0% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Pentax Efina and the United States price of $39.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £78.98 ($78.98).

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Pentax Efina is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Pentax Efina's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Pentax Efina of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Pentax Efina is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Pentax Efina of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Pentax Efina has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Lighter Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Pentax Efina's weight of only 91g is in the lightest 2% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Pentax Efina has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The Pentax Efina's waterproof up to of only 5m is in the lowest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the waterproof (up to) range from 3m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax Efina does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Pentax Efina's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 56% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Pentax Efina which takes 200 battery life.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Pentax Efina's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Pentax Efina of only 2.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Pentax Efina does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Pentax Efina of 5x is in the biggest 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Pentax Efina does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Pentax Efina supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Pentax Efina has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Pentax Efina's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pentax camera2369mm, pentax body2369mm, pentax 12o13, pentax 9ag12

Barcodes:

00027075225787, 00027075225800, 00027075273825, 00027075273849, 00027075273863, 00027075273887, 05053086350328

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