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Pentax Optio 33L

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews of Pentax Optio 33L. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and price are overall positive. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the reliability and viewfinder.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio 33L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pentax Optio 33L

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Pentax Optio 33L from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and color. The screen and performance also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pentax Optio 33L

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Pentax Optio 33L from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and price. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Pentax Optio 33L

 

Pentax's Optio 33L offers a 3x optical and a 2.7 digital zoom in a camera that resembles a standard 35mm compact.

Good image quality, Plenty of scene selections to choose from

Digital zoom, no charger in the box

This is a great entry-level camera that offers perhaps more than most would want or know how to use at this level. In that way it offers novices room to grow without upgrading straight away, quite rare in today's digicam market.

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com)

Pentax Optio 33L review

 

Pentax Optio 33L

Affordable price; wide range of creative capabilities; easy to use; powerful flash.

Less than stellar image quality; no optical viewfinder; mediocre shooting speed.

With more features than its price implies, this camera will please creative snapshooters and beginners alike.

Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Pentax Optio 33L

 

Go to Page Two Pentax Optio 33L Specifications Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash. Effective Pixels: 3.2 megapixels Sensor: 3.34 megapixels (total pixels) 1/2.7 inch interline...

May, 2003

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Pentax Optio 33L

 

The Optio 33L has a 3x, 5.8-17.4mm lens, the equivalent of a 38-114mm lens on a 35mm camera, a range from moderate wide-angle to modest telephoto. Maximum aperture ranges from f/2.6 to f/5, depending on the lens' zoom position, while minimum aperture...

Aug, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Go for it!! You won't be sorry if you purchase this camera!!

 

I purchased this camera for my husband about two years ago. However, I seem to have stolen it away from him! I take at least several pictures per day with it - mostly of outdoor scenes or my kitties!! (P.S. While my kitties ran from my regular camera ...

Good price, small size, lightweight, CLEAR COLOR PHOTOS every single time.

Beware of accidentally going into movie mode!

Sep, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

THIS CAMERA should NEVER be left-at-home ALWAYS HAVE IT WITH YOU.

 

I have received some excellent advice from experienced review writers, and I am updating this review. I will NEVER leave my PENTAX OPTIO 33L at home NEVER again ~~ I will put it around my neck whenever I go, so as NEVER to miss out on fantastic ...

EVERYTHING that I've learned, proved EASY...and FRIENDLY

NOT ANY "AGAINSTS" FOR THIS GREAT CAMERA.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good camera!

 

I've had the OPTIO 33L for about a year now and overall, it is a good camera. I feel it is an excellent "starter" camera for someone who has never owned a digital camera before. It is fairly easy to use and the special features are fairly ...

Easy to use, nice pictures, easy to download to computer. Decent battery life.

Freezes up, requiring hard reboot. Defaults with flash always on which shortens battery life.

Dec, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Pentax Optio 33L - The Value Choice

 

For anyone looking to venture into the world of digital cameras, you cannot go wrong with the Pentax Optio 33L. This camera is packed with so many features that even camera enthusiasts will enjoy this camera. What is truly surprising is that the Optio...

Low price, digital filters, manual and preset settings, P.I.M II enabled, innovative design.

Lack of viewfinder takes some adjustment and sometimes the LCD is hard to see.

Oct, 2003

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Pentax Optio 33L

 
Oct, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

First times a charm

 

Moving to Hawaii and being lazy with having film developed in the first place, I decided it was time ...

Ease of use, loaded with features

No audio with movies

Sep, 2003
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