Pentax Optio M40

Announced Jul 11, 2007 •
8 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 36 – 108 mm (3×)
Price
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 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Normal, Fine, Superfine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 36–108 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F3.1
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4 x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 40 cm (15.75)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 150,000
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction
Self-timer Yes
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage included 21.9 MB Internal
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable
Weight (inc. batteries) 136 g (0.30 lb / 4.80 oz)
Dimensions 97 x 58 x 18 mm (3.82 x 2.28 x 0.71)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
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