Pentax Optio S1
Top 61%601 points
Top 61%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Pentax Optio S1: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

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 a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.68fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

110g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. 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.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
12.30bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

11. pixel density

256ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

54mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax Optio S1
26% have it
73
0

14. volume

97.20cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. height

90mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. thickness

20mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. battery power

680mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

18. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Pentax Optio S1
46% have it
67
0

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.70"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Pentax Optio S1
73% have it
57
0

22. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax Optio S1
88% have it
51
0

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax Optio S1
44% have it
50
0

24. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.10s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
49
0

25. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
2.40s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
0

26. 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.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

27. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

28. 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.
3.90f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

29. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax Optio S1
88% have it
41
0

30. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
140mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

31. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
4s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
0

32. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Pentax Optio S1
62% have it
36
0

33. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
28mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

34. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Pentax Optio S1
93% have it
32
0

35. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.10
31
0

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