Pentax Optio P80 Review

Overall Score

33

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-110 mm (4x) F2.6-5.8 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 102 x 59 x 25 mm, 125g.
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Pentax Optio P80 Overview


First introduced in August, 2009, Pentax Optio P80 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Pentax P80 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 P80

Sensor resolution of Pentax P80 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Pentax P80 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 P80


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax Optio P80 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Manual Focus
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
2.6 Lens at Wide
125g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.8
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.6
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Pentax Optio P80 has an Overall Score of 33/100 and ranked #625 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1004 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Pentax P80 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
29
Value for money score
51
Portability score
98
Overall score
33
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 P80


Pentax Optio P80 weighs 125g and has external dimensions of 102 x 59 x 25mm (4.02 x 2.32 x 0.98"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Pentax P80 is 50 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax P80
125g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax P80
25mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Pentax Optio P80 with the dimensions:

Pentax Optio P80

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Optio P80 Dimensions Optio P80
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 125 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X20 353 g 125 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 125 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic LX7 298 g 125 g 111 x 68 x 46 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Fujifilm X10 Fujifilm X10 350 g 125 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Pentax WG-3 GPS Pentax WG-3 GPS 238 g 125 g 125 x 64 x 33 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Leica D-LUX 5 Leica D-LUX 5 271 g 125 g 110 x 66 x 43 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm
Fujifilm XQ1 Fujifilm XQ1 206 g 125 g 100 x 59 x 33 mm 102 x 59 x 25 mm

Specifications of Pentax Optio P80


General
Brand Pentax
Model Optio P80
Announced August, 2009
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 1/1000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.60
Flash Modes n/a
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 64
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-LI68
Physical
Weight 125 g
Physical Dimensions 102 x 59 x 25 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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