Pentax Optio 60

Announced Jul 22, 2005 •
6 megapixels | 2 screen | 36 – 108 mm (3×)
Garry Black
 
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Good size, fine lens, fine colours and good price. I bought this device several days ago, already read a plenty of reviews. Some users are happy of using this camera as a second or third photocamera. :-) I don't share their opinions, probably because of poor focus functionality. Good lens quality compensated by awful JPEG artefacts and sharping algorithms (most users recommended to decrease sharping in menu). So, making photo-portraits using this camera can cause a lot of work in photoshop ...

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Bjarne Madsen
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Excellent camera, excellent image quality. The lens is magnificant Problems: none

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Scorpio_2005
 
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Bought this camera several days ago. Pros: - excellent quality of the image (colors, sharpness, details) - ease of use - excellent LCD screen - nice viewfinder Problems: Cons: - huge CA in contrast areas - the darn thing does not focus in low light, even if it is not that low!!!! That last thing was the killer for me - I returned the camera after several days of fight with focus indoor.

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Graeme Mac
 
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I have had the Optio 60 for around 6 weeks, it is the sixth digital that I have used enough to be reasonably familiar with. I use it for family photos and work - documenting prototypes, tests procedures, assemblies, web photos etc. I need to be able to get sharp focus and close macro shots - it does this well enough. I looked at Ricoh and Panasonic first but bought the Pentax purely because it had the most pixels for the lowest price. I took it on trust that the lens would be OK. I ...

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Alexey Egorov
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Nice lens. I think the best of all Pentax small digital cameras...

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