Pentax Optio VS20
Top 64%551 points
Top 64%
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 VS20: 39 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

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 38mm
247
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

4. weight

235g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

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.
6400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

6. video recording

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

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
200shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax Optio VS20
34% have it
100
0

9. 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

10. pixel density

326ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

11. width

61mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

12. height

111mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

13. volume

257.30cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

14. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

15. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

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 VS20
36% have it
59
0

17. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax Optio VS20
88% have it
51
0

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 VS20
44% have it
50
0

19. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.02s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
49
0

20. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
1.70s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
0

21. 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.
20x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

22. 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

23. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax Optio VS20
88% have it
41
0

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.
3.10f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

25. 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.
560mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

26. 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

27. 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

28. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Pentax Optio VS20
93% have it
32
0

29. USB version

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

30. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Pentax Optio VS20
92% have it
30
0

31. internal storage

0.01GB
Leica TL: 32GB
28
0

32. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Pentax Optio VS20
96% have it
28
0

33. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Pentax Optio VS20
94% have it
27
0

34. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Pentax Optio VS20
99% have it
27
0

35. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Pentax Optio VS20
98% have it
27
0

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