Pentax Optio X90 reviews and prices: Compact camera

13 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.0 out of 10 based on 13 reviews.
Pentax Optio X90: 12.39 MP (Megapixels), 26x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Electronical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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maurice, whitburn south tyneside Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
ease of use lots of features on it that you would not expect to find on a camera of this price, overall a very good camera
Bad points:
shakes a bit when the zoom it extended to full .
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Oct 2010

Confirmed purchaser Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
take good pics!
Bad points:
?
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Dec 2010

John , Swansea Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great camera, just what i expected
Bad points:
shutter speed is very slow!!!!!
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Oct 2010

Colin, Epsom Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I think it is very good , Pentax quality and easy to use
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Jan 2011

Confirmed purchaser Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Combines very wide spectrum capability with compact size and weight compared with an SLR and lenses. Anti-shake technology very good - hand held extreme telephoto gives brilliant results.
Bad points:
None found so far.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Oct 2010

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
zoom lens ,macro,generally a very good camera
Bad points:
non
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Jan 2011

Michael, Bristol Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
A good little digital camera, very good zoom and magnification. Good Macro feature.
Bad points:
Rechargeable battery, a spare is a must.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Aug 2010

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Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 4000x3000
Optical zoom ratio 26
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Digital zoom ratio 6
Type of image stabiliser Electronical Image Stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Media format SDHC Card
Media format SD Card
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 400
Flash Yes
WiFi WiFi ready
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/4000
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/4
Waterproof No
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 111x84.5x110
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-5.0
In-built memory (Megabytes) 31
Release date 2010/03/23
Height in mm 8.5
Width in mm 111
Depth in mm 11.0
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 676
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 26

Also known as: Pentax X90, DS - Pentax Optio X90

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Manufacturer's Description

• A megazoom 26X super-telephoto lens (26-676mm equivalent) ensures extreme flexibility for any subject near or far.
• The 12.1 megapixel sensor is ideal for large prints or cropping flexibility.
• Effortlessly compose and playback images and video on the 2.7 inch LCD with anti-reflection coating, or through the electronic viewfinder with diopter adjustment.
• Perfectly blends technology from both digital compact and SLR cameras, including powerful automatic operation or creative manual and priority modes.
• An HDMI port plays back beautiful high resolution images and video on HDTV’s.
• Triple Shake Reduction technology includes a mechanical sensor-shift mechanism, digital high ISO SR, and Movie SR, for sharp images, even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
• High speed continuous shooting up to 11 frames per second captures even the fastest action.
• Fast Face Detection technology quickly finds up to 32 faces for perfectly focused and exposed portraits.
• Capture even the smallest and closest subjects as near as 1cm with Super Macro mode.


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