Pentax Optio S7 review

Started Jan 29, 2007 | User reviews thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
New MemberPosts: 4
Pentax Optio S7 review
Jan 29, 2007

I bought this camera because it was on special, and I had previously seen good reviews. My enthusiasm continued as I explored the featurs, construction, and ease of use of the controls. I was using the Canon IXUS 60 as a comparison, as I have borrowed this model on many occasions. I found the S7 superior to the Canon in menu system, location of controls, and movie mode. Unfortunately these initial impressions amounted to nought when I attempted to compose shots in full sunlight - the image on LCD screen was completely washed away by the sunlight, impossible to compose a photograph, and no alternative viewfinder to use. This camera doesnt come close to the LCD screen on the Canon, and as far as I am concerned, because of this, is a complete failurei as a general all purpose point and shoot camera. What a pity because all of the other element fit the functionality admirably.


Unable to see any image on LCD screen when in bright sunlight.

Maiya's score
Average community score
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow