Pentax X70 Overview

Announced Mar 2, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 26 – 624 mm (24×)
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Pentax X70 12MP CCD Digital Camera with 24x Optical Triple Shake Reduction Zoom and 2.7 inch LCD
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Product description
Announced Mar 2, 2009

The first SLR-style 'super zoom' compact from Pentax pushes the envelope with a huge 24x optical zoom covering an amazing 26-624mm (equiv.) range. The X70 also sports a 12 MP sensor, 2.7 inch LCD and includes features such as Image Stabilization, Auto Picture Mode, HD video recording and P/A/S/M shooting modes. In addition, it can deliver 11 fps of continuous shooting, and its fast Face Detection can detect up to 32 faces in 0.03 seconds.

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Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto (50-6400)
Focal length (equiv.) 26–624 mm
Max aperture F2.8–5
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 230,000
Max shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Format Motion JPEG
Storage types SD/SDHC, Internal
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 410 g (0.90 lb / 14.46 oz)
Dimensions 110 x 83 x 90 mm (4.33 x 3.27 x 3.54)

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