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Pentax Optio E20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The performance and image quality get negative comments.

usability, portability, screen

value for money, color, flash, image quality, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio E20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Pentax Optio E20

 

Pentax Corporation introduces the new Pentax Optio E20, lightweight compact digital camera that comes with 6.0 effective megapixels and a 3X optical zoom lens. Designed for simple operation with conveniences like a Mode dial and powered by widely...

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Owners Opinion: Pentax Optio E20 (Sydney camera user, 12 Dec 06)

 

I was very disappointed with this camera. It appears to be an update of the E10 which has received poor reviews.

Picture noise for interior shots is high, except in the most brightly lit areas within 2 feet of the flash. Colour accuracy is poor, especially indoors but even outdoors the camera made noticeable colour errors in some shots. The shutter response is...

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Pentax Optio E20

 

The Pentax Optio E20 is a 6.0 megapixel camera with a 3x Optical Zoom lens. With AA batteries, PictBridge, basic shooting modes and a 2.4 inch LCD this is a camera designed specifically for the beginner digital camera user. No word yet on price or...

With AA batteries, PictBridge, basic shooting modes and a 2.4 inch LCD this is a camera designed specifically for the beginner digital camera user

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Amazon review summary for Pentax Optio E20

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 6 user reviews of Pentax Optio E20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, portability, screen

value for money, flash

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Pentax Optio E20 Digital Camera - Silver (6.0MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2.4" LCD

Product Specifications

Pentax is pleased to introduce the Pentax Optio E20, lightweight compact digital camera that comes with 6.0 effective megapixels and a 3X optical zoom lens. Designed for simple operation with conveniences like a mode dial and powered by widely available AA batteries, the Optio E20 is an entry-level camera that provides the joy of photography to budding photographers in an easy-to-use package.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.3in
Height:2.5in
Weight:4.6oz
Width:3.5in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.1cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Landscape / Night scene / Portrait mode / Scenery / Sports mode

Header

Manufacturer:Pentax
Model:E20
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pentax Optio

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-4.8
Max Focal Length:16.5mm
Min Focal Length:5.5mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:6Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:4
ISO (Max):200
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 64 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
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