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Pentax Optio VS20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and portability. The responsiveness and value for money also get good feedback, but many are negative about the features and exposure.

usability, value for money, responsiveness, portability, performance

image quality, color, battery, exposure, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio VS20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 119 reviews)

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PENTAX Optio VS20 Preview

 

PENTAX has just announced its latest Optio point-and-shoot digital camera, the VS20, with a focus on its 20x optical zoom (a 35mm equivalent of 28-560mm) and flexibility in shooting. Meaning, the VS20 comes with a few special features to help shoot...

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Amazon review summary for Pentax Optio VS20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Pentax Optio VS20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

portability, usability, value for money, zoom, performance

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Pentax Camera

 

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Pentax Camera

 

good deal,fast shipping

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Good buy

 

nice camera overall.

Real Nice Camera For The

Do Not Drop It Does Not

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Good buy

 

nice camera overall.

Real Nice Camera For The

Do Not Drop It Does Not

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problems with this purchase

 

the disc for instructions was left out of the kit. since the direction booklet is brief, the disk is required to learn operation. also, the write-up and the cust. care rep. stated the focal lenght is to 560ml. INCORRECT. is is only 100ml. takes ok...

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Great camera

 

This camera was originally ordered for our son for Christmas. He had been given another camera so we were going to send it back. I am very happy that we didn't.

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Excellent camera

 

Many cool features. easy to use. Superb value. Wished I bought 2

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Great camera

 

This camera is working very good. I got this camera for my Xmas present to myself! I needed a new camera and this Pentax seem to be the right one. Merry Christmas

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.33''

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2500

Memory

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: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Pentax D-LI122
Battery Type:Pentax D-LI122

Recording

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