Pentax Optio RZ18
Pentax Optio RZ18
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Pentax Optio RZ18 review: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
240shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

178g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax Optio RZ18
37% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. pixel density

326ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

12. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

13. width

61mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

14. volume

NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

15. height

97mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

16. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Pentax Optio RZ18
35% have it

17. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Pentax Optio RZ18
18% have it

18. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax Optio RZ18
45% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

20. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax Optio RZ18
88% have it

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax Optio RZ18
86% have it

22. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Pentax Optio RZ18
62% have it

23. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
18x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x

24. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
f/3.5
Ricoh GR II: f/1

25. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M50: 2

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