Pentax WG-10 Review

Overall Score

50

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 116 x 59 x 29 mm, 167g.
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Pentax WG-10 Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Pentax WG-10 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Pentax WG-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 WG-10

Sensor resolution of Pentax WG-10 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Pentax WG-10 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 WG-10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax WG-10 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
167g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
0.7 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
5.5 Lens at Tele
Environmental Sealing
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 260 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Pentax WG-10 has an Overall Score of 50/100 and ranked #158 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #479 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Pentax WG-10 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
53
Value for money score
67
Portability score
97
Overall score
50
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Pentax WG-10


Pentax WG-10 weighs 167g and has external dimensions of 116 x 59 x 29 mm (4.57 x 2.32 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Pentax WG-10 is 29 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Pentax WG-10
167g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Pentax WG-10
29 mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

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

Pentax WG-10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight WG-10 Dimensions WG-10
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 167 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 167 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 167 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Pentax WG-3 Pentax WG-3 230 g 167 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 167 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Pentax WG-3 GPS Pentax WG-3 GPS 238 g 167 g 125 x 64 x 33 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Olympus XZ-10 221 g 167 g 102 x 61 x 34 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Ricoh WG-5 GPS 236 g 167 g 125 x 65 x 32 mm 116 x 59 x 29 mm

Specifications of Pentax WG-10


General
Brand Pentax
Model WG-10
Announced June, 2013
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 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 0.7 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 1.20
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 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
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 260 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model D-LI92
Physical
Weight 167 g
Physical Dimensions 116 x 59 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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