PENTAX OptioS: 3õ optical lens, 3.2 million pixels in 20mm-thick body
PENTAX announced PENTAX OptioS digital compact camera, featuring 3.2-mp 3õ optical lens and just 20mm-thick body.
The official press release undiscloses the secret of thin 20-mm body: the central lens group is shifted from the optical axis (the proprietary Sliding Lens technology). The lens feature 6 elements in 5 groups and 35-105mm focal length in 35mm equiv.
Additionally, the camera supports 2õ digital zoom. Shutter lag is about 0.01 s. the following shooting modes are supported: Program, Picture, Night Scene, Movie, Panorama Assist, 3D image, Digital Filter, and User. Movie mode also enables audio comment recording.
The body is made of aluminium alloy with 1.6" LCD display on the back. L x W dimensions make 83õ52 mm, weight 115 g w/battery and MMC card. PENTAX OptioS is expected for sale in April 2003.
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