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PENTAX Optio E90

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and image quality. The portability and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the features and storage.

value for money, usability, portability, image quality, battery

storage, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the PENTAX Optio E90 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 148 reviews)

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Pentax Optio E90, H90 and I-10


Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down briefly with the new Pentax Optio cameras that were just announced.

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Amazon review summary for PENTAX Optio E90


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of PENTAX Optio E90 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, battery, low-light, responsiveness, size


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

This summary is based on the products: Pentax Optio E90 10 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD (Black)Pentax Optio E90 10 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD (Wine Red)

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Best camera for everyday use


I researched this camera prior to purchase and found it for less than $55. I couldn't beat the price. It is easy to set up and use and takes amazing photos. Although I haven't used the movie mode it is supposed to allow up to 4 hours of video. It has...


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Full Featured Digital at a Very Affordable Price


Does everything a $200 camera does at a quarter of the price. Savings comes not from cutting digital performance but from luxurious options. Image stabilization, face and smile detection, red eye, and multiple modes are all there. You save because...

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A great value


I received the camera much quicker than I anticipated. It was as described but I believe it to be an even better value than I thought. I am very pleased.

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I like it


Based on fairly limited use, I like this camera. So far I have used it just to record videos, and that has been easy. The price was very reasonable.

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Great Camara


I love the camera. It is easy to use - most functions you can get to with one click of a button. It has many different types of modes (I havent used all of them) that should cover all your needs.

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amazing for the size


This Pentax did not disappoint.

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Pentax Optio E90 Review


A basic 10 megapixel compact camera with a 3x zoom lens ideally suited to the budget conscious.

Simple to use; Good image quality at lower sensitivities; Good value; Easy to hold

Image quality at higher sensitivities could be better

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Pentax Optio E90


Face detection, Smile detection, Off


Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1200


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)
Battery Type:2x AA (LR6/MIGNON)


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No