Pentax Optio A20 review

Started Jan 9, 2007 | User reviews
Aiolos Junior Member • Posts: 43
Pentax Optio A20 review

Used a lot of time comparing different cameras in ultra-compact class and decided to buy Pentax A20. I must say that I have been statisfied with this camera. I think the sharpness and detail in this camera are excellent. I also like the wide manual controls it gives me. I don't really have enough experience to say if the colors are accurate or not, but at least I have been statisfied.

If you just want a fast and simple party-P&S camera, this camera is nothing special compared to other similar cameras. But if you want to take good pictures and like post-processing them, this is definately for you.

Check out forum topics, lots of opinions there !


Many reviews point that this camera has a slow auto-focusing speed, and it did feel like that at first, but when I changed the focusing mode to spot the focusing time quickened dramatically.

Battery life could also be better, but I'm thinking of buying second battery so it won't be a problem fo me.

Pentax Optio A20
10 megapixels • 2.5 screen • 38 – 114 mm (3×)
Announced: Aug 21, 2006
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