Backpacker Magazine – March 2010
Shoot Like a Pro: Cameras - Pentax Optio W80
Pentax Optio W80 (Courtesy Photo)
Testers declared this waterproof, freezeproof, crushproof, 12.1MP camera “a joy to use,” citing its deck-of-cards size, 24-140mm zoom range, excellent video, and saturated colors.
Menus are easy to navigate and features impressive: The panorama mode automatically stitches photos together, and face detection mode captures great portraits.
long shutter lag; autofocus struggles in low light. $300; 4.4 oz.; pentaximaging.com
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