Pentax Optio 555

Announced Sep 3, 2003 •
5 megapixels | 1.5 screen | 38 – 188 mm (5×)

Brought Pentax Optio 555 from Beach Camera (online). I compared with Canon S60, S500, Casio Exilim and Nikon Coolpix 5200, and spent almost 3 months searching for the right camera. I have a Canon elan IIe (film) camera for 5 years and am happy with it, but decided to go digital to cut cost (print only the pictures that comes out nice). Pentax was finalised due to the $50 rebate and the amazing specifications of the camera. The camera was as stated in the specification and met my ...

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nik keder

It's not so good like I was thinking, reading this opinions. My friend of the shop gave me also this 5 Mp 5x camera to test. In 10 days, I tried it almost in every way and condition, and the results is always medium, as image quality, definition, colors and details. It's not amazing at all, but the incredible worst thing is the time so slow between push and shoot. If the subject is in movement is not possible to take the picture u want, never! And this for me is enough to say that is the ...

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