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Optio M40 8.0 MP Digital Camera
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Pentax Optio M40 8.0 MP Digital Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Loaded with 8.0 megapixel image quality, 3X optical smc PENTAX lens, the Optio M40 hosts an array of advanced features including Digital Shake Reduction, an Auto Macro feature, Face Recognition Auto Focus and Auto Exposure.

So stylish and so many features!
Ultra-slim and stylish, the PENTAX Optio M40 offers so much more than you might expect from a digital camera with an affordable price. Loaded with 8.0 megapixel image quality, 3X optical smc PENTAX lens, the Optio M40 hosts an array of advanced features including Digital Shake Reduction, an Auto Macro feature, Face Recognition Auto Focus and Auto Exposure. The sophisticated, metallic Optio M40 body also features high-quality extended movie capture in QuickTime motion JPEG (640 x 480) at 30fps.


  • megapixel CCD, 3x optical zoom for outstanding image and print quality
  • Ultra thin compact design is comfortable, portable, and very fashionable
  • High resolution, 2.5? LCD monitor
  • Digital Shake Reduction (ISO up to 3200) to freeze subject action in difficult lighting conditions
  • Auto macro function automatically sets the camera for close focusing without having to change modes
  • Face Recognition AF & AE takes the guesswork out of portraits
  • High quality extended movie capture when a picture just isn't enough
  • Extended flash range up to 18 feet illuminates your subject even when you can't get close
  • High capacity Lithium-ion battery ? 230 shots, so you don't run out of power at important moments


  Lens   PENTAX zoom lens, Optical 3X zoom
6 elements in 5 groups ( 4 aspherical elements )
      Focal Length   6.3mm-18.9mm ( equivalent to 36-108 mm in 35mm format )
      F Value   F3.1-F5.9
      Capturing Area   approx. 47.0 mm x 35.2 mm to the fullest of LCD ( at Super Macro mode )
      Intelligent Zoom   -
      Digital Zoom   approx. 4X
  Shake Reduction   Still   Hi-sensitivity anti-shake mode ( Digital SR )
      Movie   Movie anti-shake ( Movie SR )
  Focus   Type   TTL contrast detection auto focus system
9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
Normal : 0.4m to infinity ( whole zoom area. Tele only: 0.6m to infinity )
1.31ft to infinity ( whole zoom area. Tele only: 1.97ft to infinity )
Macro : 0.1m to 1.0m ( at wide setting )
0.33ft to 3.3ft ( at wide setting )
Super macro : 0.05m to 0.4m
0.16ft to 1.31ft
Infinity-landscape mode : Infinity ( whole zoom area )
Manual Focus : 0.1m to infinity ( at wide setting ), 0.6m to infinity ( other than wide )
0.33ft to infinity ( at wide setting ), 1.97ft to infinity ( other than wide )
* AF is fixed to Face priority AF at the Portorait and Natural skin tone mode.
  Sensor   1/2.35 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter, 8.50 megapixels ( total pixels )
  Effective Pixels   8.0 megapixels
  Recorded Pixels   Still   8M ( 3264 x 2448 ), 5M ( 2592 x 1944 ), 4M ( 2304 x 1728 ), 3M ( 2048 x 1536 ), 2M ( 1600 x 1200 ), 1024 ( 1024 x 768 ), 640 ( 640 x 480 ) pixels
      Movie   640 ( 640 x 480 ), 320 ( 320 x 240 ) pixels
  File Formats   Still   JPEG ( Exif 2.2 ), DCF, DPOF, PRINT Image Matching III
  Movie AVI ( Motion JPEG ), approx. 30fps / 15fps with sound *1
  Sound WAV ( PCM ), monaural
  Quality Levels   Still   (Best), (Better), (Good)
      Movie   (Best), (Better), (Good)
  Sensitivity   Auto,Fixed ( ISO 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 )
* The sensitivity is auto selected up to 3200 at the Digital SR mode
  White Balance   Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual setting
  LCD   2.5 inch, TFTcolor LCD
approx. 150,000 pixels
      Brightness level   2 steps ( Economy mode and Normal mode )
  Exposure Control   Metering System   TTL metering : Only Multi-segment metering
  Exposure mode   Metering System   Picture mode, Program
* AE is fixed to Face priority AE at the Portorait and Natural skin tone mode.
      Exposure Compensation   ?2EV ( 1/3EV Steps )
  Capture modes   AUTO Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Voice Recording, Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf&Snow, Sport, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Food, Frame Composition
* Date Imprint Available
  Playback modes   Slideshow, Resize, Trimming, Image&Sound Copy, Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Brightness Filter, Frame Composite, Red-eye Compensation, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Image Setting
      Function   One Shot, Index ( 9 thumb nails ), Enlargement ( up to 8X, scroll available ), Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Bright and Dark portion, Folder display, Select&Delete, Calendar
      Digital Filter   B&W, Sepia, Color Filter ( 6 colors ), Color extract ( B&W with Red, B&W with Green, B&W with Blue ), Soft
  Movie   Shooting time   Until the memory card becomes full ( up to 2GB )
      Editing Function   -
  Shutter speed   approx. 1/2000 sec.- approx. 4sec.
  Flash   Modes   Flash-on and Flash-off modes. ?Red-eye? compensation function employs a pre-discharge. Soft flash
      Effective Range  
Wide : approx. 0.2m - approx. 8.0m ( ISO Auto ), approx. 0.2m - approx. 15.5m ( at Digital SR mode )
Tele : approx. 0.6m - approx. 4.0m ( ISO Auto ), approx. 0.6m - approx. 8.1m ( at Digital SR mode )
  Drive Modes   One shot, Self-timer ( 10 sec, 2 sec ), Continuous
  Storage Media   Build-in Memory ( approx. 21.9 MB ), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  Clock Function   World Time   75 cities ( 28 time zones )
      Alarm clock   -
      Style watch   -
  Power   Rechargeable D-LI63 lithium-ion battery, Optional AC adapter kit is also available
      Battery life  
Still : Approx. 220 ( Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery )
Movie : Approx. 80 ( Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery )
  Interfaces   USB ( 2.0 Hi-Speed )/AV, DC Input terminal
  Video Output   NTSC/PAL
  PictBridge   Modes   Single image, All images, DPOF, Paper Size, Paper Type, Paper Quality, Border
  ImageLink   -
  Water proof   -
  Dimensions       97.5(W) x 57.5(H) x 18(D)mm ( excluding protrusions )
  Weight   Body   115 g ( without battery and SD memory card )
      With battery & SD card   135 g ( loaded and ready )

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