Pentax Optio 230

Announced Feb 23, 2002 •
2 megapixels | 1.6 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
Max resolution 1600 x 1200 ?
Other resolutions 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3 ?
Effective pixels 2 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 2 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.7" (5.312 x 3.984 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200 ?
White balance presets 5 ?
Custom white balance No ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format TIFF
JPEG quality levels Normal, Fine, Superfine ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 38–114 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F2.6 - F5.0 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (2.5 x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69) ?
Macro focus range 10 cm (3.94) ?
Number of focus points 5
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 1.6 ?
Touch screen No
Live view No ?
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel) ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1500 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 2.70 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow Sync
Self-timer Yes
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/2 EV steps) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 30 sec, 320 x 240
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash Type I ?
Storage included 16 MB CompactFlash ?
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI No ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 230 g (0.51 lb / 8.11 oz)
Dimensions 104 x 64 x 42 mm (4.09 x 2.52 x 1.65)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No ?
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