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Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS Review
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Why Has it Scored 35?
It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Pentax digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very small maximum aperture number
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The author at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Pentax digital camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this camera a "Recommended" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
This Pentax digital camera received a rating of 80% from expert review site PhotographyBlog.com.
Pentax Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras
Based on 2,538 owner and expert reviews (including 473 verified purchases), Pentax has excellent ratings for its cameras. Pentax also has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Pentax camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.
1" Image Sensor Size
This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.
With a weight of 177 grams, the Optio WG-2 GPS has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.
Average Optical Zoom
At 5 times zoom factor, the Optio WG-2 GPS has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.
Average Display Diagonal
At 3 inches, the Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.
2/3"" Optical Sensor Size
This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.
Average Waterproof Up to
With a waterproof up to of 12 meters, the Optio WG-2 GPS has a relatively typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Five Aspherical Lenses
The Optio WG-2 GPS is a five aspherical lens digital camera.
Features Multi Burst Mode
The Optio WG-2 GPS features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.
Very Small Maximum Aperture Number
Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130. At only 5.5, the Optio WG-2 GPS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB. With an internal memory of 88.2 megabytes, the Optio WG-2 GPS has one of the bigger internal memory amongst cameras of this age.
Has a Night Mode
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has a night mode. Most of the other cameras also have a night mode.
Features Contrast Adjustment
The Optio WG-2 GPS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.
4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution
The Optio WG-2 GPS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Pentax digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1464, 2048 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.
Has a GPS (satellite)
The Optio WG-2 GPS has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
The Optio WG-2 GPS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Pentax camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Has an Anti-Dust Function
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras.
Quite Big Digital Zoom
With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the Optio WG-2 GPS has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x.
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS is shock proof, as are most of the other cameras.
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS features calendar, as do most of the other digital cameras.
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.
Has a Tripod Mountable
The Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.
Supports Video Capability
The Optio WG-2 GPS supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.
Has an HDMI Port
The Optio WG-2 GPS has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.
Supports Full HD Video
The Optio WG-2 GPS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This camera was released in January 2013.
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