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The latest model in the “optio A” series. Pentax’s top class compact digital cameras that... See full description.
  • Compact
  • 3000x4000 pixels

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product description

The latest model in the “optio A” series. Pentax’s top class compact digital cameras that purse high image quality and high performance. The optio A40 has an increased 12.0 effective megapixels and high image quality rivaling that of SLR cameras.

  • 12.0 Effective Megapixels For Higher Image quality and Enhanced Performance
  • Three types Of Anti-Shake Functions To Suit Any Photography Situation
  • Face Recognition AF&AE Function That Photographs Portrait More Beautifully With Simple Operation
  • New “Dynamic Range Adjustment” Function To Prevent White Outs and Black Outs
  • Bright and easy To View LCD Monitor
  • 3X optical Zoom and 6X Digital Zoom For A Maximum Of 17.9X Magnification
  • Video Recording Function Enabling High Qualilty recording For Long Periods Of time
product specification
Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 3000x4000 pixels
Optical zoom ratio 6x optical zoom
Screen size 2.5"
Digital zoom ratio 6x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Yes image stabiliser
Type of image stabiliser Electronic image stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Multi
Media format SDHC Card storage
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 130g
Flash Yes
Body Only No
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed 1/2000 min. shutter speed
Longest shutter speed 1/4 max. shutter speed
Waterproof No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 57x89x23.5mm
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-5.4 max. aperture lens 1
In-built memory Internal Storage: 22 MB
Release date 19 Feb 2008
Height in mm 56.5
Width in mm Width: 89mm
Depth in mm 23.5
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Autofocus Yes
Range Finder Type LCD Monitor
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length 111 Millimetres
Lowest focal length 37 Millimetres