Pentax Optio W80 Review

Overall Score

33

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 100 x 56 x 25 mm, 156g.
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Pentax Optio W80 Overview


First introduced in June, 2009, Pentax Optio W80 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Pentax W80 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 W80

Sensor resolution of Pentax W80 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Pentax W80 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 W80


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax Optio W80 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
3.5 Lens at Wide
156g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Pentax Optio W80 has an Overall Score of 33/100 and ranked #596 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1020 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Pentax W80 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
29
Value for money score
51
Portability score
97
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 W80


Pentax Optio W80 weighs 156g and has external dimensions of 100 x 56 x 25mm (3.94 x 2.2 x 0.98"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Pentax W80 is 19 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax W80
156g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Pentax W80
25mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Pentax Optio W80 with the dimensions:

Pentax Optio W80

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Optio W80 Dimensions Optio W80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 156 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 156 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 156 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 156 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 156 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Olympus XZ-10 221 g 156 g 102 x 61 x 34 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 156 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Canon SX170 IS 251 g 156 g 108 x 71 x 44 mm 100 x 56 x 25 mm

Specifications of Pentax Optio W80


General
Brand Pentax
Model Optio W80
Announced June, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
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 1/1500 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 3.90
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 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-LI78
Physical
Weight 156 g
Physical Dimensions 100 x 56 x 25 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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