Pentax Efina Review

Overall Score

30

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-130 mm (5x) F3.5-6.3 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 87 x 54 x 21 mm, 91g.
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Pentax Efina Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Pentax Efina is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Pentax Efina comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Pentax Efina

Sensor resolution of Pentax Efina ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Pentax Efina has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Pentax Efina


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax Efina with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
91g Light Body
±2 AE Bracketing Range
AF Face Detection
6.3 Lens at Tele
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.3
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Pentax Efina has an Overall Score of 30/100 and ranked #689 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1115 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Pentax Efina Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
25
Value for money score
49
Portability score
99
Overall score
30
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Pentax Efina


Pentax Efina weighs 91g and has external dimensions of 87 x 54 x 21mm (3.43 x 2.13 x 0.83"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Pentax Efina is 47 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Pentax Efina is less by 9mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Pentax Efina
91g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Pentax Efina
21mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Pentax Efina with the dimensions:

Pentax Efina

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Efina Dimensions Efina
Sony Alpha QX1 Sony QX1 216 g 91 g 74 x 70 x 53 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Nikon Coolpix S01 Nikon S01 96 g 91 g 77 x 52 x 17 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Samsung TL225 Samsung TL225 187 g 91 g 100 x 60 x 19 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 91 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Samsung ST80 Samsung ST80 118 g 91 g 92 x 55 x 19 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 91 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP2 Panasonic FP2 151 g 91 g 99 x 59 x 19 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 Canon ELPH 135 127 g 91 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 87 x 54 x 21 mm

Specifications of Pentax Efina


General
Brand Pentax
Model Efina
Announced June, 2013
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 20
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/0.125 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1400 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.10
Flash Modes Auto, Auto Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI109
Physical
Weight 91 g
Physical Dimensions 87 x 54 x 21 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SC/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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