Ilse Jurriën : September 9th 2010 - 13:50 CET
Pentax Optio RS1000
Pentax Optio RS1000 digital camera : Focused on the premise that photography is an extremely personal choice, Pentax Imaging Company has announced a unique compact digital camera that allows owners to be themselves. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 is easy to use and may be dressed to match the personality and style of its owner. This cosmetically customizable digital camera features a removable faceplate to hold interchangeable skins of any personal design. The design possibilities for the Pentax RS1000 are infinite. Owners may skin the new Pentax Optio RS1000 to match a mood, an event, a milestone, an outfit, and so much more. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 will ship in October 2010 at $149.95 USD. |
Personalize the Pentax Optio RS1000 camera
There are four ways to get started personalizing the Pentax Optio RS1000:
1) Immediately dress the Pentax RS1000 camera in a choice of 11 (three plus eight) standard skins that ship with the product.
2) Use the included Skinit gift card to design and order a free, high quality, pre-cut, 3M vinyl skin.
3) Use an included stencil to trace cutout lines onto printed photos, wrapping papers, drawings, and more to use as a skin.
4) Download the Pentax Personal Skin Designer Adobe Air-based software. Use the digital designer to import a photo or digital image, saving a skin as a PDF for printing on a color printer.
Pentax Optio RS1000 SKIN change system
Personalizing the Pentax Optio RS1000 for yourself or someone special brings the fun back into photography. Ideas for use include gifts for wedding attendants, coaches and team parents, fashionistas, pet lovers, sport fanatics, corporate events, client gifts, anniversaries, retirements, new parents, scrap bookers, and anyone who is passionate about anything or is simply just hard-to-buy for.
14 Megapixel Pentax Optio RS1000 digital camera
Featuring 14 megapixels, a powerful imaging engine with superior noise reduction and the high-performance smc Pentax optical zoom lens, the Pentax Optio RS1000 delivers brilliant, high-quality images with well-defined details. The Pentax Optio RS1000 features a large 3.0 inch bright color LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 dots for detailed image and menu viewing.
Pentax RS1000 zoom lens
The Pentax Optio RS1000 is equipped with a high-performance 4X optical zoom lens covering focal lengths from 27.5mm wide angle to 110mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). This wide zoom range helps capture a wide variety of subjects and scenes - from spectacular landscapes, majestic architecture and group shots within confined spaces, to tightly cropped snapshots from a distance. When coupled with the Intelligent Zoom function, which allows for even tighter zooming in on the subject, the zoom range can be extended to approximately 26.8 times.
Pentax RS1000 equipped with Auto Picture mode
The Pentax Optio RS1000 features the Pentax Auto Picture mode to automatically select the most appropriate shooting setting for a given subject or scene by accurately assessing various photographic conditions. This user-friendly mode instantly selects one of the 15 shooting modes (eight conventional modes, plus seven new modes including Blue Sky and Sunset) and optimizes various camera settings, including sensitivity and shutter speed, to assure the best results with minimal effort by the photographer.
Pentax Optio RS1000 features Face Detection function
The new Pentax Optio RS1000 features the sophisticated Face Detection AF & AE function to automatically detect and capture human faces. The Pentax RS1000 is equipped with other convenient features to help photographers including Smile Capture that automatically releases the shutter the moment the camera detects the subject's smile and Natural Skin mode that captures subjects with smooth, healthy skin tones.
Pentax RS1000 records HD movies and offers 9 digital filters
High-quality widescreen HD movie recording The Pentax Optio RS1000 captures high-definition 720p movie clips (1280 x 720 pixels) and is equipped with Movie Shake Reduction mode to compensate for camera shake during movie shooting. The Pentax Optio RS1000 offers nine different digital filters including Toy Camera, Retro and Sepia to add various visual effects to recorded images without requiring a computer. The user can even apply multiple filters to a single image for more inventive visual effects.
Pentax Optio RS1000 features
• Digital Shake Reduction function to compensate for camera shake during still-image shooting
• Burst Shooting at a speed of 16 images in two seconds (fixed at 640 x 480 pixels)
• Auto-tracking AF mode to keep constant focus on a moving subject
• Digital Panorama mode to effortlessly create a single panoramic picture from three images
• Green mode to automatically optimize exposure and sensitivity settings for a given subject
• Frame Composite function to shoot or compose images with decorative photo frames
• MediaImpression 2.0 for Pentax software for image viewing, editing and filing applications (compatible with the latest operating systems, including Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6)
Pentax Optio RS1000 price information
Encased in a lightweight body about the size of a credit-card, the Pentax RS1000 is compact enough to carry anywhere. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 will ship in October 2010 at $149.95 USD.
Pentax Optio RS1000 review
As soon as we receive a Pentax Optio RS1000 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Pentax Optio RS1000 review.