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Pentax Optio S5n

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Pentax Optio S5n. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and design. The image quality and size also get good feedback, whereas the image stabilizer and viewfinder get less positive reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio S5n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Pentax Optio S5n from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Views about the battery and design are on the whole positive. The image quality and size are also mentioned favorably.

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

Sep, 2020


Expert review by : Cliff Smith (

Pentax Optio S5n


Pentax definitely knows how to build a decent compact digital camera and the Optio S5n is no exception.

The Optio S5n is a third-generation product, building on a very successful line of cameras, and is certainly one of the best ultra-compacts on the market. It is extremely well made, has a long list of useful and entertaining functions, superb handling...

May, 2005

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Pentax OptioS5n


The Pentax Optio S5n is a 5 Megapixel digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom and 2 inch LCD monitor. It looks like it will be in stores in March 2005. Learn more about the Optio S5n from the following news release from Pentax. Pentax Optio S5n Reviews...

PENTAX introduces the new OptioS5n - a stylish and compact digital camera with ultra-compact, lightweight appeal. What's more, it also offers the power of 5.0 effective megapixels and a 3X optical zoom lens incorporating PENTAX's unique Sliding Lens...

Feb, 2005

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Pentax Optio S5n


Ultra-slim compact cameras are all about style, and the S5n has a Gucci handbag-full of it. Luckily, its also simple to use, responsive and can capture good snaps. The dumbed-down, super-bright colours wont be to ev

Expert review by : Andy Shaw (

Pentax Optio S5N


Incredibly small digital cameras have been available for a while now, but what you've gained in terms of space in your pocket, you've tended to lose in megapixels and optical zooms.

Although the small packaging of this camera has not meant a significant reduction in its megapixel rating, there are other areas that seem to have seen their corners cut.

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Pentax Optio s5n - Digital camera reviews


Pentax has used its proprietary Sliding Lens System to create the Optio S5N 3X zoom lens, which comes in at just 20.5 mm wide. This model has been designed to fit in with Pentax's concept of 'stylish and classy'. Spec wise it can capture VGA-quality...

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Pros: It's very user friendly and so easy to charge. Cons: None Overall: This silver angel is truly loveable with its very user friendly features. It so easy to charge by just putting it on a cradle and that's it. It provides excellent quality of...

Nov, 2006

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