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The Pentax Optio WG-1 is a compact digital camera designed with all-terrain and adventure photography in mind.

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Pros

records video in 720p high definition

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compact for a ruggedized camera

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waterproof (10m), shock-proof (1.5m), freeze-proof (-10C), and crush-proof (100kg)

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good macro ability

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great build quality - tougher than the vast majority of other ruggedized options on the market

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capable of producing pleasing images in good light

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HDMI video output for direct playback of images and video onto a compatible HDTV / display

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comes with a carabiner/strap for easy carrying

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Cons

no sensor-shift image stabilization

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dated menu interface - over complicated by today's standards

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low quality 240k-dot LCD display

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The Pentax Optio WG-1 is a compact digital camera designed with all-terrain and adventure photography in mind. It is waterproof, dustproof, crushproof, shockproof and lightweight and comes with a carabiner and strap making it easy to carry around hands free. The Optio WG-1 comes packed with photography features such as a 14 megapixel resolution camera, a wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens, video capture in widescreen 720p high definition and a HDMI output. It also comes with a 2.7" LCD features a wide angle 16:9 aspect ratio with anti-reflective coating for easy viewing and video playback. The fast face detection, blink detection, new self-portrait assist mode and Eye-Fi connectivity for WiFi capability make it easier to share pictures with friends and social networks. With its toughened design, the Pentax Optio WG-1 camera is capable of capturing images in all kinds of rough terrain or environment.

Features
  • Large 2.7 inch LCD
  • 14 megapixel resolution
  • wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens
  • Self-Portrait Assist mode perfect for social networking
  • HDMI port to play back on HDTVs
  • Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card (sold separately)
  • Coldproof
  • Waterproof to 10m (33 feet)
  • Shockproof up to 5 feet
  • Dustproof
  • IR control compatibility
  • Available in Black or Purple
  • 4.5" x 2.3" x 1.1"
  • compatible with latest operation systems, such as Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6
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