Pentax Optio 330GS

Announced Sep 17, 2002 •
3 megapixels | 1.6 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)

The biggest bugbear that makes the camera useless is that you cannoy buy the Lithium twin cell CR V3 battery On Sat 19th Jan I was devasted when I went ot Belmotn Forum and trundeled through 5 major camera stores each with the same comment!!!!!!!!!!!!! I COULD NOT BUY THE BATTERY to operate my camera, they can't get any from the supplier, and one even said ' We were very busy over Christmas and we sold them all' .That AINT MUCH CONSOLATION when you have just spent $800.00 buying the thing ...

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My disappointment in this camera was unfortunately very high. When taking pics in a well lit room, with the correct mode, I found extreme noise in the pic. I usually borrow my mum's Canon Powershot A40, and when compared to the pics taken with the Pentax, the difference is extreme! The reason I chose the Pentax was the low price for an extra megapixel. The Canon is only a 2 megapixel. Now I understand why they are the same price. The Canon shots, taken under any circumstances are far ...

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