Pentax Optio Z10

Announced Aug 23, 2007 •
8 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 266 mm (7×)

I have two Pentax SLRS. When I lost my little Pentax Optio S5i, being a Pentax fan, I got this to replace it. It isn't as good as the S5i (no viewfinder)but I am getting used to it. I had some difficulty with camera shake because theZ10 has neither IS nor a viewfinder. After using it more I am learning to hold it steadier and discovered that it has a decent lens (not as good as the S51, which was remarkably good for a pocket camera) and the pictures are acceptably sharp when held steady. I ...

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I bought this camera to be a pocket-carried model that could produce high quality photos using the 7x magnification. The anti shake feature is a post processing function that must be performed on each photo individually. There is no viewfinder so when using the camera in bright sunlight, it is almost impossible to accurately frame a photo. The adaptive focus often selects a feature other than than the main point of interest in the picture. Lost of noise in ISOs over 200. This camera is ...

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