Excellent waterproof performance.
The compact PENTAX Optio W20 digital camera offers superb waterproof photography, including a slim, flat body design. The Optio W20 is capable of underwater photography without requiring a waterproof case or other accessories. Its waterproof design meets the JIS Class 8 waterproof standard, enabling it to withstand up to 30 minutes of continuous operation at an underwater depth of up to five feet. In addition, the Optio W20 features a new Blur Reduction High ISO mode that selects ISO up to 1600, and an upgrade to 7.0 effective megapixels to offer improved image quality in a fun, easy-to-handle package.
- JIS Class 8 Waterproof and Class 5 Dustproof performance allows underwater photography and video. Rinse away sand and dirt with ease.
- 7.0 megapixel CCD and 3X PENTAX optical zoom lens offer excellent image quality from 0.36 inch macro shots to expansive landscapes.
- 115,000 pixel 2.5 inch low reflection LCD monitor remains easy to view, even on sunny days. Power saving mode extends battery life.
- High performance 0.6 second start-up and 0.05 second shutter lag make getting the action shots effortless.
- Ultra-fast 9-Point Autofocus features Tracking AF. Portrait mode combines Face priority AF with Face priority auto-exposure for perfect results.
- High-quality extended movie captures QuickTime motion JPEG (640 x 480) at 30fps with anti-shake and a range of built-in editing functions.
Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash, JIS Class 8 waterproof 1.5m, 30 minutes
Effective Pixels: 7.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device: Type - 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter; Total Pixels - 7.41 megapixels; Color Depth - 12 bit x 3 colors; Recorded Pixels - Still: 3072x2304 pixels, 2560x1920 pixels, 2304x1728 pixels, 2048x1536 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels; Movie: 640x480 pixels, 320x240 pixels
Focus System: Type - TTL contrast detection autofocus system; Autofocus - 9 point AF, Spot AF, Manual, Tracking AF; Focusing Range - Autofocus: Normal - 1.31 ft (0.4m) to Infinity, Macro - 0.4 inches (0.01m) to 2.0 ft (0.6m); Manual Focus: 0.4 inches (0.01m) to Infinity
Lens: Type - PENTAX power zoom; Focal Length - 6.3mm - 18.9mm; 35mm Equivalent - 38mm - 114mm; Aperture Range - F3.3 - F4; Construction - 11 elements in 9 groups (3 aspherical elements); Optical Zoom - 3x; Digital Zoom - 4x; Combined - 12x
Exposure Control: Light Metering Method - TTL Multi-segment metering; Sensitivity - Auto, or User select ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (ISO 1600 during Blur Reduction and Report modes only); Exposure Control Method - Program AE; Exposure Modes - Green, Auto Picture, Picture, Program, Movie, Voice recording, Synchronous sound recording; Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/3 steps); Shutter - Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter, Shutter Speed: approx. 1/2000 - 4 seconds; White Balance - White balance control: Auto, Pre-set, Manual white balance, Available Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual; Flash - Built-in series-control auto flash, Auto discharge under low light conditions in auto mode, Operation Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction, Soft flash, Effective Range: Wide Approx. 0.98 ft - 16.4 ft (0.3m -5.0m) (At Sensitivity Auto), Tele Approx. 1.64 ft - 13.2 ft (0.5m - 4.0m) (At Sensitivity Auto)
Shooting Specifications: Picture Modes - Auto Picture, Program, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Night scene, Surf & snow, Self-portrait, Food, Museum, Sport, Underwater, Underwater movie, Pet, Soft, Natural skin tone, Fireworks, Kids, Report, Text, Frame, Blur reduction; Digital Filter - Playback: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness, Fish Eye; Drive Modes - Single-shot, Continuous (Standard, High speed), Self-timer (2sec, 10sec), Interval; Movie Mode - Shooting Time: from approx. 1 sec. to memory card capacity
Time: Modes - dd/mm/yy, mm/dd/yy, yy/mm/dd; World Time - Displays the time in 71 cities (28 time zones); Alarm Clock - One memory setting
Image Storage: Storage Media - SD memory card removable, Built-in memory (approx. 21.9MB); File Formats - Still: JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III; Movie: MOV (Quicktime Motion JPEG) approx. 30fps/15fps with sound; Sound: WAV (ADPCM), Monaural, Recordable time depends on the remaining capacity of the memory card
LCD/Viewfinder: Optical Viewfinder - Not available; LCD Monitor - 2.5 inch, low reflection TFT color LCD; LCD Coverage - 100%; LCD Resolution - approx. 115,000 pixels
Playback Specifications: Playback Modes File - Single, Index - Nine image; Magnification - Maximum 8X; LCD Function - Slideshow, Resize, Trimming, Image & sound copy, Image rotation, Digital filter, Brightness filter, Movie edit, Frame composition, Red-eye compensation, Voice memo, Protect, DPOF, Image recovery, Start-up image setting; Erase and Image Protect Modes - Single, All
PictBridge: One image printing, All image printing, DPOF auto print, Paper size, Paper type, Paper quality, Border
Language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Swedish, Dutch, Korean, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Japanese, Portuguese, Thai
Interfaces: Type - AV output terminal, USB terminal, DC input terminal; Video Output - Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Power Supply: Rechargeable Lithium-ion D-LI8 battery, Optional AC adapter available
Physical Specifications: Dimensions (W x H x D) - 4.2 x 2.1 x 0.9 inches (107 x 55x 23mm); Weight - 4.8 oz. (135g) without battery and SD memory card, 5.4 oz. (150g) loaded and ready