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Pentax Optio W90 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera wi/ 5x Wide Angle Zoom & 2.7-Inch LCD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the battery and screen. The responsiveness and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the features and shutter.

usability, portability, responsiveness, screen, battery

viewfinder, image quality, shutter, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio W90 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera wi/ 5x Wide Angle Zoom & 2.7-Inch LCD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 55 reviews)

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I would buy this product again and again

 

Perfectly waterproof.

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Excellent camera for outdoors

 

Excellent camera for outdoors

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Good in Low Light ; Great Resolution ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

No Viewfinder

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Great all around camera

 

I have used this camera from outdoor wildlife shots to indoor pictures of flowers and never stay still grandkids and have not taken a bad picture yet. Even tried it at the swimming pool at our rec. center, with great results. I have a second battery...

Easy to Use ; Great Resolution ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD

Short Battery Life

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Loved the pictures..Malfunctioned in H20

 

Bought this camera for my husband so that he could use on our honeymoon, it was the greatest thing until we went in the water. Day two of using the camera and first time in the water, it leaked and no longer functioned. I was very upset... maybe I...

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Great Resolution ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

Short Battery Life

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Pentax Optip W90 great for macro shots

 

This is the third Pentax Optio WP line camera I have owned over the years. It is highly portable, so I am more likely to take it with me compared to my SLR.

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good in Low Light ; Great Resolution ; Great user controls ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Macro light ; Macro photography ; Small / Compact ; waterproof

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Pentax Optio W90 - I think I love you

 

Bought this camera specifically for a snowboard trip in Colorado. It held up great and took magnificent pictures as well as great panoramas. I will be using this camera for so much more and it's rugged design will allow me to take it on anything life...

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Great Resolution ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

Poor in Low Light

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Good camera so far

 

I bought this to use underwater, upcoming summer vacation. So I have not used it much. I took a few sample shots and they aren't bad.

Easy to Use ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

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P90 Not Waterproof

 

Camera in general was good but definitly did not live up to its waterproof promise. Went snorkling and it took on water very quickly. The water is also not compartmentalized so it is in the lens .

Easy to Use ; Good Battery Life ; Good pictures ; Small / Compact

Was not waterproof

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Portable, Durable.

 

it is small and light. would have liked to see more manual dedicated controls.

Easy to Use ; Fast Shutter Speed ; Good Battery Life ; Good in Low Light ; Great Resolution ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact ; Wonderful portable

No Viewfinder

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The value goes a long way

 

I did substantial enough research to discover that, for an all-weather/water proof and rugged camera with state-of-the-art features, for the price this camera offers excellent value compared with it's peer group. Impossible to get a five star camera in...

Easy to Use ; Good Battery Life ; Great Resolution ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Small / Compact

Lag / Shutter Delay ; Poor in Low Light

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