Pentax WG-3
Top 53%713 points
Top 53%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
674 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 WG-3: 47 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.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

5. weight

229g
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.
240shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax WG-3
35% 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

333ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
77
0

12. width

125mm
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 WG-3
25% have it
73
0

14. volume

258cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

15. height

64.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. thickness

32mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. resolution

831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

18. 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 WG-3
45% have it
67
0

19. 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 WG-3
35% have it
59
0

20. screen size

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

21. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Pentax WG-3
30% have it
57
0

22. 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 WG-3
72% have it
57
0

23. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Pentax WG-3
25% have it
54
0

24. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax WG-3
87% have it
51
0

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax WG-3
44% have it
50
0

26. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Pentax WG-3
19% have it
47
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. 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.
4x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

29. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax WG-3
88% have it
41
0

30. 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.
2f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

31. 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 WG-3
68% have it
41
0

32. 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.
100mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

33. 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-50c: 720s
38
0

34. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
0
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

35. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Pentax WG-3
61% have it
36
0

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