Pentax Optio 750Z Review
Pentax Optio 750Z specifications
|Price||US: $ 699|
|Sensor|| 1/1.8 " Type CCD (more information)
7.4 million total pixels
7.1 million effective pixels
RGB Color Filter Array
|Image sizes||• 3056 x 2296
• 2592 x 1944
• 2048 x 1536
• 1600 x 1200
• 1024 x 768
• 640 x 480
* (At 4:3 or 3:2)
|Movie clips||• 640 x 480 or 320 x 240
• 30 or 15 fps
• Unlimited (limited only by storage)
• With audio
|Image formats|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - / /
|Lens|| 5x optical zoom
37.5 - 187.5 mm equiv.
11 steps from wide to telephoto (inclusive)
F2.8 - F4.6
|Digital zoom||Up to 8x|
|Focusing||• Wide (11 area auto), Spot (11 area selectable)
• Manual focus (with lock)
• Single / Continuous
• Focus limiter
• Range normal: 60 cm (2.0 ft) - Infinity
• Range macro: 15 - 65 cm (5.9 - 25.6 in)
• Super macro: 2 cm (wide only)
|AF Assist lamp||• Yes, orange lamp
• Can be disabled
|Shooting mode||• Program AE
• Aperture Priority
• Shutter Priority
• Audio Clip
• Movie Clip
• Digital Filter
• 3D Image
• Panorama Assist
• Picture mode (Scene)
|Picture modes||• Landscape
• Self portrait
• Night scene
• Night scene portrait
• Surf & snow
• Autumn Colours
|Shutter speed|| Program AE: 1 - 1/1000 sec
Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual: 15 - 1/1000 sec
|Shutter priority||15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000|
• Wide: F2.8, F3.0, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.2, F4.6, F5.0, F5.6, F6.0, F6.5, F7.2, F7.8
|Manual exposure||Any combination of shutter speed and aperture above|
|Noise reduction||Automatic shutter speeds of 1 sec or slower (dark frame subtraction)|
|AE Lock||No dedicated button, half-press shutter only|
|Exposure compen.|| • -2 EV to +2 EV
• 1/3EV steps
|Bracketing||• Exposure, White Balance, Sharpness, Saturation, Contrast
• Exposure: 0.3 - 1.0 EV steps (3 exposures)
White Balance: +/- 5, 3 images from 1 exposure
Sharpness, Saturation, Contrast: 3 images from 1 exposure
|Time lapse|| Interval: 10 sec - 99 min
Number: 2 - 99 frames
Start delay: 0 - 23 hr 59 min
|White Balance||• Auto
• Fluorescent N
• Fluorescent W
• Fluorescent D
|WB fine tune||None|
|Digital Filter mode|| B&W
|Image parameters|| Image Tone: Standard, Vivid
Sharpness: -1 to +1
Saturation: -1 to +1
Contrast: -1 to +1
|Continuous||Approx. 1.3 fps|
Modes: Auto, Off, On, Auto Red-eye reduction, On Red-Eye reduction
Range (Auto ISO): Wide 3.8 m, Tele 2.2 m
Compensation: -2 to +2 EV
|Tripod mount||Yes, metal|
|Self-timer||10 sec delay|
|Remote control||Optional InfraRed|
|Video out||Yes, selectable NTSC / PAL|
|Storage||Secure Digital (SD) Picture Card|
|Storage included||32 MB SD Card|
|Viewfinder||Optical, with dioptre adjustment|
|LCD monitor|| 1.8" TFT, 134,000 pixels
Flip-out and twist
|Histogram display||• Direct live view (indicates areas of image over / under exposed)
• Record review
|Direct print||PictBridge compatible printers|
|Connectivity|| USB 1.1
|Power|| Lithium-Ion D-LI7 rechargeable (3.7 V, 1800 mAh)
|Weight (no batt)||210 g (7.4 oz)|
|Weight (inc. batt)||254 g (9.0 oz)|
|Dimensions||100 x 62 x 42 mm (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.7 in)|
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