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Optio P70 2.7` LCD, 12 MP, 4x Optical Zoom Digital Camera (Red)
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Pentax Optio P70 2.7" LCD, 12 MP, 4x Optical Zoom Digital Camera (Red)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
12 Megapixel CCD for high resolution, detailed images and large prints. PENTAX 4X optical zoom lens is equivalent to 28-112mm focal length. Large, 2.7 inch high resolution LCD screen.


  • 12 Megapixel CCD for high resolution, detailed images and large prints.
  • PENTAX 4X optical zoom lens is equivalent to 28-112mm focal length.
  • Large, 2.7 inch high resolution LCD screen is viewable at wide angles for easy framing of images and video.
  • Ultra-slim, highly fashionable aluminum body is available in several popular colors.
  • Pixel Track Shake Reduction technology produces sharp images in challenging lighting conditions without adding high ISO noise.
  • Fast Face Recognition technology recognizes up to 32 faces in as little as 0.03 seconds.
  • Smile Capture automatically captures a smiling subject, and Blink Detection technology alerts you if the subject's eyes are closed during exposure.
  • PENTAX Auto Picture automatically selects from 8 shooting modes for beautiful pictures in any situation.
  • Vertical Snap mode allows for easy mobile phone style image capture using the camera?s 4 way controller and OK button.
  • HD widescreen video capture records beautiful and detailed movies at 720p and 15 FPS.
  • ISO sensitivity up to 6400 for blur-free images even in the dimmest lighting situations.



  • Type: 1/2.3" interline transfer CCD w/ primary color filter
  • Effective pixels: 12.0
  • Total pixels: 12.39
  • Recorded resolutions
    • Still: 12M (4000x3000), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 2.1M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
    • Movie: HD 720p15 (1280x720), VGA (640x480), QVGA (320x240)
  • Quality levels: Fixed, 12M (H)


  • Type/construction: smc PENTAX zoom lens, 7 elements, 6 groups (3 aspherical elements)
  • Optical zoom: 4X
  • Focal length (equiv.): 4.9-19.6mm (27.5-110mm)
  • Digital zoom: 6.3X
  • Combined zoom: 25X
  • Intelligent zoom: Approx 5.2X at 7M to 25X at VGA
  • Aperture: F2.6-5.8


  • LCD screen: 2.7" TFT color LCD
  • LCD resolution: 230,000 dots
  • Wide angle viewable: YES
  • Optical viewfinder: n/a


  • Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus
  • Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan, Manual
  • Manual focus: YES
  • Macro focus: YES
  • Focus lock: YES, by pressing the shutter release button half way
  • Focus range
    • Normal: 1.31' to infinity (wide), 1.64' to infinity (tele)
    • Macro: 0.33-1.64' (wide), 1.64-2.30' (tele)


  • Type: Built-in series-control auto flash
  • Flash modes: Auto, flash on, flash off, redeye, soft
  • Effective range: Approx 15' (wide, auto ISO), approx 6.9' (tele, auto ISO)


  • Internal memory: 33.7 MB
  • Removable memory: SD, SDHC


  • Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out
  • Video out: NTSC, PAL
  • Printer interfaces: PictBridge


  • Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI88
  • Recordable images: Approx 200
  • Playback time: Approx 220 min
  • Movie recording time: Approx 80 min
  • Audio recording time: Approx 250 min
  • AC adapter available: YES (optional)


  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.8 x 2.1 x 0.8" (0.6" thin at narrowest point)
  • Weight
    • Without battery or removable memory: 3.9 oz
    • Loaded and ready: 4.4 oz
  • Construction material(s): Aluminum
  • Operating temperature: 32-104 degrees F


  • Startup: Approx 1.8 sec
  • Release lag: Approx 0.033 sec


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


  • Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400, 5M)
  • Movie: Movie SR


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


  • Auto: 64-800, Digital SR ISO 64-6400 (ISO 3200-6400, 5M)
  • Manual: 64-6400 (ISO 3200-6400, 5M)


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


  • Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)


  • Mode selection: Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Candlelight), Program, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Half Length Portrait (3M), Movie, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR (5M), Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite (3M), Party, Natural Skin Tone, Candlelight, Text, Blog (VGA), Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Green, Vertical Snap (5M), Voice Recording (available through reprogrammable green button)
  • Green simplified mode available: YES
  • Face recognition available: YES, up to 32 faces in 0.03s, Smile Capture, Blink Detection
  • P/A/S/M/B: P
  • 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, Self Timer, Continuous, High Speed Continuous (5M)
  • Continuous FPS: Approx 0.52 FPS
  • 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, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Movie Edit, Frame Composite (3M), Redeye edit, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Favorites, 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, 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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