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Pentax announce Optio A20 and Optio M20 digital cameras

Pentax announce Optio A20 and Optio M20 digital cameras

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Pentax has announced that is has released two new digital cameras to replaces models in its Optio A and Optio M ranges. Top of the pile is the Pentax Optio A20 which like the Casio Exilim EZ-1000 features a 10 megapixel sensor and three anti-shake functions... >>

Pentax introduces the Optio W20 for underwater shooting

Pentax introduces the Optio W20 for underwater shooting

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Pentax has released the latest in its waterproof camera range, the Optio W20, which adds a million pixels to the previous model, the W10. The W20 sports 7.0 megapixels, plus a new Blur Reduction mode that automatically ramps up the ISO to as high as 1600... >>

Pentax launch Optio S7 digital camera

Pentax launch Optio S7 digital camera

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Pentax has announced the Optio S7, a super slim compact digital with new Blur Reduction technology. The new camera, which is smaller than a packet of playing cards, features a 3x optical zoom, which fully retracts into the body and a 7.0 megapixel CCD... >>

DVDirect recorders from Sony burns DVD without a PC

DVDirect recorders from Sony burns DVD without a PC

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Sony has launched two DVDirect DVD recorders simultaneously, one of which offers slightly more basic features than the other. The VRD-MC3 can record video and digital photos directly from the camera to DVD, while the VRD-VC30 only accepts video. Both... >>

Pentax Optio T10 digital camera
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Pentax Optio T10 digital camera

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The Optio T10 from Pentax marks the arrival of a third touchscreen digital compact in as many months, the competition shaping up in the form of Sony’s Cyber-shot N1 and Kodak’s EasyShare One. However, it was Toshiba with its 2002 launched and similarly... >>

Pentax launch KD100D and KD110D DSLR cameras

Pentax launch KD100D and KD110D DSLR cameras

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Pentax has announced the launch of a new Digital SLR camera called the K100D that looks to replace it *ist range. The new model will offer 6.1 megapixels with a host of advanced technologies including a Shake Reduction (SR) system to deliver high-quality... >>

Pentax Optio W10 digital camera
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Pentax Optio W10 digital camera

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Pentax’s WP series of waterproofed cameras has received a boost with the fully waterproof W10; a 3x optical zoom compact boasting 6-megapixel resolution and a hat full of scene modes. While the camera’s styling could be called bland, it’s bland... >>

Pentax launch three new compact digital cameras

Pentax launch three new compact digital cameras

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Pentax USA has announced three compact digital cameras in time for the Photo Marketing Association annual trade show opening at the end of the month. The Pentax Optio T10 offers a 6 megapixel, 3x optical zoom with a 3 inch LCD touch display screen. The... >>

Pentax turn Optio WPi red and blue for Valentine's

Pentax turn Optio WPi red and blue for Valentine's

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A wise man once told me that you should never buy a girl anything that comes with a plug for Valentine's Day, however those ready to risk the wrath will be pleased to know that Pentax has launched a red and blue version of its Waterproof camera. Staying... >>

CES 2006: Pentax unveils optio A10 and Optio E10

CES 2006: Pentax unveils optio A10 and Optio E10

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Pentax has announced two compact digital cameras in advance of the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show opening Thursday, January 5, 2006 in Las Vegas. The Optio A10 camera is the first PENTAX compact digital with an 8.0 effective megapixel CCD. “The A10... >>

Pentax ist*DL DSL digital camera
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Pentax ist*DL DSL digital camera

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So you’ve probably owned a digital camera for a couple of years and when you bought it, 2 or 3 megapixels were something to be proud of. But these days, mobile phones are fast encroaching on the camera market and you might be thinking of upgrading.... >>

Pentax Optio WPi digital camera
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Pentax Optio WPi digital camera

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Pentax has created the Optio WPi, a waterproof dustproof camera for all occasions. But has the camera got what it takes to help you snap a good shot and stay safe? We take a closer look. With the ski slopes beckoning, you’ll need a digital camera that... >>

Pentax launch Optio S6 digital camera

Pentax launch Optio S6 digital camera

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Pentax has launched the Optio S6 a new compact digital camera with 6 megapixel resolution and a 3x optical zoom. The new model which follows on from the S5 also features a 2.5in LCD display housed in a body with a depth of just 19mm. On the OptioS6, it... >>

Pentax SVI digital camera
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Pentax SVI digital camera

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I feel dirty: like I need a shower. You see, I’ve been unfaithful. Worse than that, I’ve enjoyed myself too. Let me explain: I’m a Canon man. Every camera I’ve ever owned has been a Canon (apart from a brief and misguided dalliance with a sexy... >>

Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera
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Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera

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The model 50 is the 14th camera to be launched in Pentax’s Optio digital range and with prices going down, and features going up, it offers a glimpse of the tough competition other manufactures will face in the second half of 2005 and the Christmas... >>

Pentax launch OptioS5z digital camera

Pentax launch OptioS5z digital camera

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Pentax has released the OptioS5z, the latest digital camera in its OptioS range. Launching this month, Pentax is hoping the £249.99 will be appealing to holiday makers everywhere. The new model will feature a 3x optical zoom and 5.0 megapixels. It will... >>

Pentax launch *ist DL entry-level DSLR

Pentax launch *ist DL entry-level DSLR

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Pentax has launched an entry-level version of its *ist DSLR camera called the *ist DL. Like other models from other manufacturers, Pentax has simplified operations and reduced the cost to entice a digital camera users wanting more than a fixed lens unit.... >>

Pentax Optio WP
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Pentax Optio WP

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The new WP's pretty and compact design makes it a camera designed to live in a handbag, engineered to operated underwater and contains enough digital wizardry to challenge the most creative of minds, but does it take good pictures? Our man Charlie Brewer... >>

The winner of our Pentax Optio MX4 competition is...

The winner of our Pentax Optio MX4 competition is...

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Congratulations go to Helen Wood from Canvey island in Essex this month for winning the Pentax Optio MX4 digital camera. This month we've teamed up with Terratec to offer four people the chance to win a Noxon Audio Player and two runners-up to win a HomeArena... >>

Pentax launches Optio 50 and Optio S5n

Pentax launches Optio 50 and Optio S5n

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Pentax has launched two new cameras before PMA. The 5 mega pixel Optio50, a compact, lightweight digital camera that is aimed at the novice or beginnerthat will be available in April priced £149.99. The main focus of the model is a “Simple” mode... >>

Pentax announces Optio WP waterproof camera at CES

Pentax announces Optio WP waterproof camera at CES

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Pentax has announced a new waterproof camera called the OptioWP at CES in Las Vegas. The camera, which is only 22mm thick sports a 2.0-inch LCD monitor, a 3X optical zoom lens and 5.0 megapixels. The waterproof element of the camera means it can stay... >>

Pentax Optio X
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Pentax Optio X

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The diminutive five megapixel Optio X features a swivel-body design that rotates 270-degrees, one section housing an excellent 3x optical zoom lens and flash unit while the meat of the camera is in the other, larger section, which includes the large 2-inch... >>

Pentax Optio MX4
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Pentax Optio MX4

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With the megapixel rush subsiding, camera manufacturers have to come up with more ingenious ways of getting us to upgrade our cameras. Pentax seems to think that one such way is to produce a digital camera whose form factor is more like an 8mm camcorder... >>

Pentax launch Optio S5i

Pentax launch Optio S5i

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Not content with launching three cameras last week, Pentax has today announced the Optio S5i - yet another compact digital camera. This time the megapixel count is 5 megapixels and the camera features yet another 3x optical zoom. The Optio S5i like previous... >>

Pentax launches the Pentax OptioS50

Pentax launches the Pentax OptioS50

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Pentax has introduced a new model to the Optio range - the OptioS50. The five megapixel variant of its popular S range offers a 3x optical zoom lens among other features. Housed in the same casing as the three mega pixel S30 the camera offers a 1.8in... >>

Pentax Optio S40
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Pentax Optio S40

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Graphics card companies have been doing it for ages. Take a successful top of the range model, pare it down and then sell it as a “lite” version to people who can’t afford your top of the range model and in a nutshell that’s what Pentax has done... >>

Pentax Optio 43WR
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Pentax Optio 43WR

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Most digital cameras are about as likely comfortable around dust and moisture as the England football squad at a victory ticker-tape parade, but stranger things have happened. The 16th and penultimate addition to the Pentax’s Optio range, not only likes... >>

Pentax to Unveil Three New Additions to its Optio Range Of Digital Cameras

Pentax to Unveil Three New Additions to its Optio Range Of Digital Cameras

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PRESS RELEASE:Every year the Photo Marketing Association Annual Convention & Trade Show (PMA) is the platform upon which the latest in photographic technology is launched and this year is no exception. Ahead of the PMA show in Las Vegas, Pentax is delighted... >>

Pentax Optio S
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Pentax Optio S

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Some say that small is beautiful, others believe that small equates to a lack of features. Pentax though are trying to break this mould with the Pentax Optio S. Not only is it small - it’s the size of a pack of playing cards - but is also packed with... >>

Pentax Optio 33L
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Pentax Optio 33L

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Pentax’s Optio 33L offers a 3x optical and a 2.7 digital zoom in a camera that resembles a standard 35mm compact. The first question you’re likely to ask is where is the LCD display and viewfinder? The later has been disregarded just like latest cameras... >>

Pentax Optio 230 digital camera
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Pentax Optio 230 digital camera

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While most camera manufacturers are ploughing on with the neverending quest of creating the biggest most powerful digital camera in the world, Pentax has taken a different approach and produced an affordable 2.1 megapixel camera for under £300. Shipping... >>