Pentax Optio SV

Announced Sep 13, 2004 •
5 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 36 – 180 mm (5×)

I sent mine back! I bought it because of the 5x zoom and 5Mpx quality. But comparison with my Canon G3 (4Mpx) showed images of poorer quality. Also shutter delay was too long even with pre-focusing. I bought the camera to take shots of my one year old and he was walking off in most of them - yes I prefocused/exposed but the delay to actually take the picture was ages. I think this is to do with the image processor. Shame because the camera was nice and small and well made/designed. Problems: ...

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