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Optio X70 2.7` LCD, 12 MP, 24x Optical Zoom Digital Camera
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Pentax Optio X70 2.7" LCD, 12 MP, 24x Optical Zoom Digital Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
The Pentax X70 Megazoom digital camera features a high-magnification 24x optical zoom lens with wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage housed in a highly portable, compact, lightweight body, with 12 megapixels SLR-like styling and flexible exposure modes.


  • 24X optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 26-624mm) fills the frame with even the most distant subjects.
  • 12 megapixel CCD sensor for detailed images and large prints.
  • High resolution 2.7 inch LCD screen with advanced anti-reflective coating for easy image review even in strong lighting.
  • Compact, lightweight design makes the X70 very comfortable to use and travel with.
  • Triple Shake Reduction technology includes Mechanical SR via CCD shift mechanism, Digital SR via high ISO, and Movie SR.
  • High speed continuous shooting at 11 FPS ensures the perfect shot in fast action.
  • High speed face detection sees up to 32 faces in as little as 0.03 seconds.
  • Flexible movie capture options include HD 720p15 (1280x720, 15 FPS), 848x480, VGA, and QVGA resolutions.
  • Close up macro mode focuses as close as 1 cm for detailed images of the smallest subjects.



  • Type: 1/2.33" interline transfer CCD w/ primary color filter
  • Effective pixels: 12.0
  • Total pixels: 12.7
  • Recorded resolutions
    • Still: 12M (4000x3000), 3:2 (4000x2672), 16:9 (4000x2256), 1:1 (2992x2992), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
    • Movie: HD 720p15 (1280x720), 848p30 (848x480), VGA (640x480), QVGA (320x240)


  • Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 14 elements, 11 groups (4 aspherical elements, 3 ED elements)
  • Optical zoom: 24X
  • Focal length (equiv.): 4.6-110.4mm (26-624mm)
  • Digital zoom: 6.25X
  • Combined zoom: 150X
  • Intelligent zoom: Approx 31.3X at 7M to 150X at VGA
  • Aperture: F2.8-5.0


  • LCD screen: 2.7" TFT color LCD with anti-reflective coating
  • LCD resolution: 230,000 dots
  • Wide angle viewable: n/a
  • Viewfinder: YES, electronic, 200,000 dots


  • Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus
  • Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, AF Point Selection
  • Manual focus: YES
  • Macro focus: YES, Macro and Super Macro available
  • Focus lock: YES, by pressing the shutter release button half way
  • Focus range
    • Normal: 1.31' to infinity (wide), 5.6? to infinity (tele)
    • Macro: 0.33-1.64' (wide, mid zoom)
    • Super Macro: 0.03-0.98' (mid zoom)


  • Type: Retractable popup series-control auto flash
  • Flash modes: Auto, flash on, flash off, redeye, slow sync, slow sync w/ redeye
  • Effective range: 29.9' (wide, auto ISO), 16.7? (tele, auto ISO)


  • Internal memory: 33.6 MB
  • Removable memory: SD, SDHC


  • Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, DC in
  • Video out: NTSC, PAL
  • Printer interfaces: n/a


  • Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92
  • Recordable images: Approx 170
  • Playback time: Approx 200 min
  • Movie recording time: Approx 70 min
  • AC adapter available: YES (optional)


  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.4 x 3.2 x 3.9"
  • Weight
    • Without battery or removable memory: 13.8 oz
    • Loaded and ready: 14.5 oz
  • Construction material(s): Polycarbonate
  • Operating temperature: 32-104 degrees F


  • Startup: 1.6 sec
  • Release lag: 0.031 sec


  • English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese


  • Still: Mechanical SR (sensor-shift), Digital SR (high ISO, 5M)
  • Movie: Movie SR


  • Type: TTL
  • Multi-segment: YES
  • Center weighted: YES
  • Spot: YES
  • Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)


  • Auto: 50-6400, auto range adjustable (ISO 3200-6400, 5M)
  • Manual: 50-6400 (ISO 3200-6400, 5M)


  • Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N)
  • Manual mode(s): YES


  • Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Tv, Av, M, and Night Scene modes)


  • Mode selection: Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower), Sport, Digital SR (5M), Movie, User, Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program, Scene (Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Backlight, Half Length Portrait (3M), Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Stage Lighting, Surf & Snow, Baby, Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite (3M), Party, Museum, Sunset, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame)), Green
  • Green simplified mode available: YES
  • Face detection available: YES, up to 32 faces in 0.03s, Smile Capture, Blink Detection
    P/A/S/M/B: P, A, S, M
  • Date stamp: YES, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
  • Digital filters (capture): n/a
  • Dynamic Range Adjustment: n/a


  • Mode selection: One Shot, Continuous (L, M, H - 5M), Self Timer, Interval, Auto Bracket
  • Continuous FPS: 11 FPS for 21 frames (H), 6.3 FPS for 7 frames (M), 4 FPS for 7 frames (L)
  • Self-timer: YES (10s, 2s)
  • Remote control: n/a


  • Mode selection: One Shot, Index (4 or 9 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder, Select & Delete, Calendar
  • Mode pallet: Slideshow, Digital Filter, Frame Composite (3M), Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Image Rotation, Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Image Recovery, Startup Image, Face Zooming
  • Magnification: YES, up to 10X, scrollable
  • Digital filters (playback): B&W, Sepia, Color Filters (6), Color Extract (3), Soft, Fisheye (3 levels), Brightness
  • Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide


  • Still: JPG (EXIF 2.2), DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III
  • Movie: AVI (Motion JPG) with sound
  • Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural


*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.

  • Windows: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, USB port
  • Mac: MacOS-X 10.1.2-10.5, USB port

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