Pentax Optio W10

Announced Feb 15, 2006 •
6 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)
Don Bedrick
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This review is about horrible reliability so I picked "construction" to give it the bad score. I loved the W10 at first. Now 8 months and 400 or 500 shots later, it's unusable. The first problem to occur (5 months and 300 or 400 shots) was massive amounts of white circles in any exposure with most of the light being supplied by the flash. This was not due to airborne dust or dirty lense. Now the auto focus won't work at all (all exposures appear the same amount out of focus and we're not ...

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martingrumet
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Disappointing camera. I've taken some pretty good canoe and kayak pictures with my old Olympus C-5050 and a waterproof case. However it's heavy and bulky, it's only 5 MP, the LCD is small, and shutter lag is about 1 second. Having seen favorable reviews of the Pentax W10, I decided it's time to enjoy the convenience of a pocket sized 6MP waterproof camera. It is waterproof. I tested that in the sink. It does not float. Autofocus struggles in low light. In program mode the slowest shutter ...

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