Pentax Optio WG-2
Top 59%622 points
Top 59%
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 WG-2: 46 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.
6.17 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.
1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

194g
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

1080 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.
170shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax Optio WG-2
34% have it
100
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

326ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

61.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

13. height

122.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. volume

222.25cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. 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

16. battery power

925mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

17. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Pentax Optio WG-2
9% have it
67
0

18. 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 WG-2
36% have it
59
0

19. screen size

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

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Pentax Optio WG-2
18% have it
58
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 WG-2
73% have it
57
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Pentax Optio WG-2
52% have it
52
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax Optio WG-2
88% have it
51
0

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax Optio WG-2
44% have it
50
0

25. 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

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. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax Optio WG-2
88% have it
41
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.
3.50f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Pentax Optio WG-2
67% 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 manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Pentax Optio WG-2
64% have it
37
0

33. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Pentax Optio WG-2
62% have it
36
0

34. 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

35. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Pentax Optio WG-2
93% have it
32
0

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