Pentax Optio I-10 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 101 x 65 x 28 mm, 153g.
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Pentax Optio I-10 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Pentax Optio I-10 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Pentax I-10 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Pentax Optio I-10

Sensor resolution of Pentax I-10 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Pentax I-10 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Pentax I-10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax Optio I-10 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
153g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Manual Focus
5.9 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Pentax Optio I-10 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #549 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #960 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Pentax I-10 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
34
Value for money score
53
Portability score
97
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Pentax I-10


Pentax Optio I-10 weighs 153g and has external dimensions of 101 x 65 x 28mm (3.98 x 2.56 x 1.1"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Pentax I-10 is 22 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax I-10
153g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax I-10
28mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Pentax Optio I-10 with the dimensions:

Pentax Optio I-10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Optio I-10 Dimensions Optio I-10
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 153 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 153 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 153 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 153 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 153 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 153 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 153 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 153 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 101 x 65 x 28 mm

Specifications of Pentax Optio I-10


General
Brand Pentax
Model Optio I-10
Announced January, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft
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 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
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 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model D-LI92
Physical
Weight 153 g
Physical Dimensions 101 x 65 x 28 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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