Pentax Optio 33WR review

Started Nov 27, 2003 | User reviews thread
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Robert Anderson Senior Member • Posts: 2,261
Pentax Optio 33WR review

This is my fifth digital camera. I bought it specifically to shoot photos from the kayak on whitewater trips. It does a decent job of this. My main complaints are that the image quality could be better and the lens should have a cover to keep water drops off. The camera seems very durable and definitely water proof. I keep it in the mesh pocket of my life jacket. You can see some full size samples here: http://www.newdawnimaging.com/Pentax33WR/index.htm

Problems:

Water drops on the lens
It does not float as shown in the ad. Don't drop it in the water.

Pentax Optio 33WR
3 megapixels • 1.6 screen • 37 – 104 mm (2.8×)
Announced: Sep 3, 2003
Robert Anderson's score
4.0
Average community score
4.2
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