Pentax Optio WG-2 GPSPentax WG-3
Top 59%626 points
Top 59%
Top 53%711 points
Top 53%
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Megapixels
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Top 95%
747 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

Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS vs Pentax WG-3: 50 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0% more megapixels.
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16MP
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
6.17 x 4.55mm
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
9
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
10fps
176
0

5. weight

35g lighter.
194g
HTC Re: 65.50g
229g
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
6400ISO
127
0

7. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
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.
260shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
240shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
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
0s
81
0

11. pixel density

2.10% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
333ppi
77
0

12. width

63.50mm narrower.
61.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
125mm
76
0

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
26% have it
73
0

14. volume

13.86% less body volume.
222.25cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
258cm³
71
0

15. height

58mm shorter.
122.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
64.50mm
71
0

16. resolution

0.16% higher 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
831 x 554px
69
0

17. 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 WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
46% have it
67
0

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"
59
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
36% have it
59
0

21. Weather sealed

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

22. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
14% have it
58
0

23. 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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
30% have it
57
0

24. 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 GPS
Pentax WG-3
73% have it
57
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
44% have it
50
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
19% have it
47
0

29. 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
4x
43
0

30. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
88% have it
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 Optio WG-2 GPS
Pentax WG-3
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.
3.50f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
2f
41
0

33. 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
100mm
39
0

34. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
0
38
0

35. has manual exposure

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

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