Pentax Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS rugged cameras

Pentax Imaging Company has introduced its new generation adventure series digital cameras – the PENTAX Optio WG-1 and PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS. The rugged compacts are designed to be waterproof up to 10 meters (33 ft), dustproof, shock-resistant for drops of up to 1.5 meters (5 ft), coldproof of minus 10 degrees, and crushproof to withstand falls up to five feet and up to 220 pounds (100kgf kilogram-force).

These cameras have rugged aluminum-alloy body and feature 14 megapixel sensor, wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) and 2.7-inch  LCD. The camras are capable of 720p HD recording at 30 frames per second, also include Face Detection technology and Digital Microscope mode for close observation of the microscopic world. There’s also built-in flash, HDMI output, USB 2.0 port, IR control compatibility, support for Eye-Fi’s wireless SD card and the camra comes with a woven web fabric strap with a carabiner, so be abale to attach it to a backpack and other outdoor gear.

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS camera

The camera is available in two versions with and without GPS, the Optio WG1 comes in black/blue and purple, and the Optio WG1-GPS comes in green and grey/black. They will be available in April and will cost $349.95 and $399.95 respectively.

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS-camera

Pentax Optio WG1 purple

Related posts

First Large-Scale OLED Screen in the World Launched by Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it will launch the first large-scale OLED screen in the world entitled the Diamond Vision OLED.The Diamond Vision OLED uses organic light emitting diode for light source, and will begin selling on the 21st of September, 2010, around the...

Flagship BD-Live Blu-ray disc player unveiled

Introducing the BDP-LX91: a true, reference-quality BD player with exceptional picture and sound performance - not just for Blu-ray Discs, but also for CD and DVD content. Available across Europe in November, our anticipated BDP-LX91 flagship BD-LiveTM Blu-ray Disc player is designed to take...

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e portable business laptop

For the new year,  Lenovo comes up with new entry level, business ultraportable laptop - the ThinkPad X120e. It is based on the new AMD Fusion E-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for faster applications and graphics processing and starting at less than $400. The ThinkPad X120e packs...

Leave a comment