Pentax Optio 50

Announced Feb 13, 2005 •
5 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 32 – 96 mm (3×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 2560 x 1920
Other resolutions 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 5 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 5 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto, 50, 100, 200
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance No
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Normal, Fine, Superfine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 32–96 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F2.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 6 cm (2.36)
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 1.8
Screen dots 130,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 1/2 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/1000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 2.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow Sync
Self-timer Yes
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 320 x 240, 20 fps unlimited, with audio
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/MMC card, Internal
Storage included 12 MB Internal
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 180 g (0.40 lb / 6.35 oz)
Dimensions 91 x 61 x 27 mm (3.58 x 2.4 x 1.06)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
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