Pentax X70 Megazoom Digital Camera

Pentax X70 Megazoom Digital Camera

Pentax X70 Megazoom Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 12 Megapixels
  • 2.7" LCD
  • 24x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 11fps
  • Triple Shake Reduction
  • HD Video Recording
  • ISO 6400
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Pentax X70 overview

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12 Mega Pixel CCD Sensor
With 12.0 megapixels, a high-performance imaging engine, and the high quality PENTAX Megazoom lens, the X70 delivers super clear, high quality images in any shooting mode. Images at 12.0 megapixels are also suitable for printing at most large print sizes including 8x10, 11x17 and even larger poster size prints.
2.7" LCD
The PENTAX X70 features a large, bright 2.7 inch color LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 dots of resolution. An Anti-Reflection coating helps minimize glare from sunlight for more effective outdoor viewing. Also, the X70 comes with an electronic viewfinder for easy image composition and review in the brightest lighting conditions. You can also access the camera's menus and other functions via the electronic viewfinder, so you will always be able to change settings no matter how bright it is outdoors.
24x Optical Megazoom Lens
Within a compact, lightweight body, the X70 features a high magnification optical 24X zoom lens offering a focal-length coverage between a wide-angle 26mm to a super telephoto 624mm (in the 35mm format). This is ideal for wide-angle scenic shots or group photos, as well as getting closer to the action at a sporting event. Coupled with the Intelligent Zoom function, the X70 zoom range may be extended to approximately 150 times (for a focal length of an astonishing approximately 3900mm in the 35mm format) without compromising the optical performance of the zoom lens.
High-speed Continuous Shooting 11fps
The X70 lets the photographer capture the subject continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 11 images per second and up to 21 images in succession. Coupled with the Auto-Tracking AF mode that keeps a fast-moving subject in focus all the time, the X70 is sure to capture that once in a lifetime, decisive moment in sharp focus. The X70 is perfect for shooting sports action and active children and pets.
Triple Shake Reduction Technology
The X70 boasts three Shake Reduction technologies to reduce camera shake and blurring of the subject: Mechanical Shake Reduction via a CCD shift mechanism, Digital Shake Reduction via high ISO, and Movie Shake Reduction for blur-free video capture.

By accurately detecting the amount of camera shake using a high-performance gyro sensor and shifting the CCD image sensor vertically and horizontally at high speed, the X70 offers an outstanding camera-shake compensation effect, equivalent to approximately three shutter steps. Coupled with high ISO capablity, and Movie Shake Reduction, the X70 assures sharply focused, blur-free images even under demanding photographic conditions such as when shooting at full telephoto or when shooting a sunset or indoor scenes with very low light.
HD Video Recording
The X70 captures high quality movie clips, equivalent in image quality to that of HDTV at 15 frames per second. The X70 can also record video at 848x480, VGA and QVGA resolutions at 30 frames per second, for full video capture flexibility. As a result, the photographer enjoys high-quality, blur-free movie shooting with minimal effort.
In the Box
Pentax X70 Megazoom Digital Camera
  • D-LI92 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Battery Charge Cradle D-BC92(A)
  • AC Plug Cord
  • Strap O-ST92
  • Lens Cap 0-LC92
  • Software CD-ROM
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    Pentax X70 specs

    Camera Type Point-and-Shoot Digital Camera
    Resolution Effective: 12.7MP, Recorded: 12.1MP
    Sensor 1/2.33" CCD
    Bit Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
    File Formats JPEG, AVI, WAV
    File Size Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Color Spaces Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Crop Factor N/A
    Lens 4.6-110.4mm f/2.8-5.0 (35mm film equivalent: 26-624mm)
    Zoom Optical: 24x Digital: 6.25x
    Lens Mount N/A
    Focus Type Autofocus
    Focus Range Wide Angle: 1.21' (.37m) to infinity
    Telephoto: 5.6' (1.7m) to infinity
    Macro: 0.33-1.64' (.10-.5m)
    Super Macro: 0.03-0.98' (.91-29.87cm)
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
    Shooting Controls
    Sensitivity ISO 50-6400
    Shutter Speeds 1/4000 - 4 sec
    Metering Multi-segment, Center-weighted Average, Spot
    Exposure Modes Auto, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Scene
    White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Custom
    Mirror Lock-Up No
    Burst Capability 11fps Continuous Shooting
    Self Timer 2 seconds or 10 seconds
    Interval Recording No
    Remote Control Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Effective Flash Range Up to 29.90' (9.11m)
    External Flash Connection No
    Dedicated Flash System N/A
    Max Sync Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Built-in Memory 33.6MB
    Memory Card Type SD/SDHC
    Still Images per GB Not Specified by Manufacturer
    A/V Recording
    Video Recording Video with Audio, NTSC & PAL Output
    Video Resolution 1280x720 @ 15fps, 848x480 @ 30fps, 640x480 @ 30fps, 320x240 @ 30fps
    Video Clip Length Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Audio Recording WAV with video only
    Viewfinder Type Electronic
    Viewfinder Coverage 100%
    Display 2.7" LCD
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity USB 2.0, A/V out, DC input
    System & Software Requirements Windows: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, USB port
    Mac: MacOSX 10.1.2-10.5, USB port
    Operating/Storage Temperature Operating Temperature:32-104°F/0-40°C
    Weatherproofing Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Durability Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Battery Type D-LI92 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    Power Adapter AC Plug Cable (included)
    Dimensions 4.4 x 3.2 x 3.9" (112 x 81 x 99mm)
    Weight 14.5 oz (411g) with battery and memory card

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