Pentax Optio M50

Announced Jan 23, 2008 •
8 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 36 – 180 mm (5×)
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
Max resolution 3264 x 2448 ?
Other resolutions 2592 x 1944, 2304 x 1728, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3 ?
Effective pixels 8 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 9 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.35" (5.76 x 4.32 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Image
ISO Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 ?
White balance presets 4 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Good, Better, Best ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 36–180 mm
Optical zoom 5×
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (up to 5.1x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Normal focus range 40 cm (15.75) ?
Macro focus range 10 cm (3.94) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 2.5 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Live view No ?
Viewfinder type None ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.30 m (Auto ISO)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction
Continuous drive 1 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Storage
Storage types SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal ?
Storage included 51.1 MB Internal ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI No ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion (D-LI78) & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 130 g (0.29 lb / 4.59 oz)
Dimensions 95 x 55 x 24 mm (3.74 x 2.17 x 0.94)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No ?
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