Pentax WG-3 GPS
Top 51%740 points
Top 51%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
16
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Pentax WG-3 GPS: 49 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
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
243
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
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

219g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
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
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. 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

8. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax WG-3 GPS
33% have it
100
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

11. pixel density

333ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

12. width

125mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax WG-3 GPS
26% have it
73
0

14. height

64.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. volume

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

16. thickness

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

17. resolution

831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Pentax WG-3 GPS
23% have it
67
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 WG-3 GPS
46% have it
66
0

20. 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 GPS
36% have it
59
0

21. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Pentax WG-3 GPS
14% have it
58
0

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

23. 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 GPS
73% have it
56
0

24. 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 GPS
29% have it
56
0

25. 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 GPS
26% have it
54
0

26. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax WG-3 GPS
88% have it
51
0

27. 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 GPS
44% have it
48
0

28. 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 GPS
20% have it
47
0

29. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

30. 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: 83.3x
43
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 GPS
67% have it
41
0

32. 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.
2
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

33. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax WG-3 GPS
88% have it
40
0

34. 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: 2000mm
39
0

35. 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

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