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Pentax Optio RS1000

Ilse Jurrien
IFA Report
Saturday 11th, September 2010
Posted by: Ilse Jurrien

Show report IFA 2010 - Focused on the premise that photography is an extremely personal choice, Pentax has announced a unique compact digital camera that allows owners to be themselves. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 is easy to use and may be dressed to match the personality and style of its owner. This cosmetically customizable digital camera features a removable faceplate to hold interchangeable skins of any personal design. The design possibilities for the Pentax RS1000 are infinite. Owners may skin the new Pentax Optio RS1000 to match a mood, an event, a milestone, an outfit, and so much more. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 digital camera will ship in October 2010 at $149.95 USD.

Pentax Optio RS1000

Pentax Optio RS1000 features
Personalizing the Pentax Optio RS1000 for yourself or someone special brings the fun back into photography. Ideas for use include gifts for wedding attendants, coaches and team parents, teachers, fashionistas, pet lovers, sport fanatics, corporate events, client gifts, anniversaries, retirements, new parents, scrap bookers, and anyone who is passionate about anything or is simply just hard-to-buy for. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 features the sophisticated Face Detection AF & AE function to automatically detect and capture human faces. The Pentax RS1000 is equipped with other convenient features to help photographers including Smile Capture that automatically releases the shutter the moment the camera detects the subject's smile and Natural Skin mode that captures subjects with smooth, healthy skin tones.

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Pentax Optio RS1000

Pentax Optio RS1000 camera
Featuring 14 megapixels, a powerful imaging engine with superior noise reduction and the high-performance smc Pentax optical zoom lens, the Pentax Optio RS1000 camera delivers brilliant, high-quality images with well-defined details. The Pentax Optio RS1000 features a large 3.0 inch bright color LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 dots for detailed image and menu viewing. The Pentax Optio RS1000 is equipped with a high-performance 4X optical zoom lens covering focal lengths from 27.5mm wide angle to 110mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). This wide zoom range helps capture a wide variety of subjects and scenes - from spectacular landscapes, majestic architecture and group shots within confined spaces, to tightly cropped snapshots from a distance. When coupled with the Intelligent Zoom function, which allows for even tighter zooming in on the subject, the zoom range can be extended to approximately 26.8 times.

Pentax Optio RS1000

Pentax Optio RS1000 picture mode
The new Pentax Optio RS1000 camera features the Pentax Auto Picture mode to automatically select the most appropriate shooting setting for a given subject or scene by accurately assessing various photographic conditions. This user-friendly mode instantly selects one of the 15 shooting modes (eight conventional modes, plus seven new modes including Blue Sky and Sunset) and optimizes various camera settings, including sensitivity and shutter speed, to assure the best results with minimal effort by the photographer.

Pentax Optio RS1000

Pentax Optio RS1000 video in HD
High-quality widescreen HD movie recording The Pentax Optio RS1000 compact camera captures high-definition 720p movie clips (1280 x 720 pixels) and is equipped with Movie Shake Reduction mode to compensate for camera shake during movie shooting. The Pentax Optio RS1000 digital camera offers nine different digital filters including Toy Camera, Retro and Sepia to add various visual effects to recorded images without requiring a computer. The user can even apply multiple filters to a single image for more inventive visual effects.

Pentax Optio RS1000

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