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Pentax Optio 33LF

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Pentax Optio 33LF. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and screen. The performance and usability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio 33LF is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Pentax Optio 33LF from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People are impressed by the portability and screen. The performance and usability are also appreciated.

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

Nov, 2019

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Pentax Optio 33LF


The Pentax Optio 33LF is a compact 3MP digital camera with a 3x Optical zoom lens (5.8 - 17.4mm equivalent to 38mm - 114mm on a 35mm camera), and a swivelling 1.6" Colour TFT screen. The camera comes with 12mb of memory built into the camera, and can...

Good image quality - rich vibrant colour ; Swivel screen is fun, and useful ; Very good price ; Very good macro mode

The Pentax Optio 33LF is one of the cheaper 3 megapixel / 3x optical zoom digital cameras currently available, and one of the cheapest with a swivel screen. It has a swivelling rotating 1.6" colour screen, and records videos without sound. The camera...

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : R. Mohan (

Pentax Optio 33LF


The previous Pentax camera that we tested was the Optio S, which attracted a respectable audience for its sheer size, features and the results it delivered, the only drawback being its high price. Today we have the Pentax Optio 33LF, which is based on...

Apr, 2004

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Pentax Optio 33LF


Pentax has announced the Pentax Optio 33LF just in time for Christmas. Its got a 3.2 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom and a great little swivelling LCD monitor. Also in this range is the weatherproof - Pentax Optio 33WR (also see it here Digicam...

The 1.6-inch LCD monitor moves through 180 degrees horizontally and 270 degrees vertically for enhanced compositional versatility. It not only makes self-portraits extremely easy, but also allows for versatile shooting from the waist or above your head...

Nov, 2003

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Windows 98 users please avoid this camera


In its own right the Pentax Optio 33LF digital camera is a nice little machine, but be warned: it's not shipped with a USB driver ...

Oct, 2004

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Top of the pops


This Pentax Optio 33LF digital camera must be the best value for money ever. At it's regular price of over ?200 it was a bargain, ...

Jul, 2004

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Snap it up


Just bought this Pentax Optio 33LF digital camera. It was a toss up between the sony DSC-P72 and this. In the end decided on this ...

Jun, 2004

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Pentax Optio 33LF Review - Great Digital Camera


*The optical zoom is very good and combined with t...

Jun, 2004

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Superb value for money


If, like me, you are severely lacking in the photographic talent department, I recommend buying a digital camera. For years I have...

Jun, 2004

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Great Basic Camera


Ease of use, easy to control and great features

None that I can find.

Jul, 2006

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Pentax Optio 33 LF - what a jewel!


While shopping for a digital camera, I was quite overwhelmed by the shear number of them! Every company seemed to have a dozen or more to consider and after a while of consideration, I didn't know what I wanted anymore! I knew for sure that I wanted a ...

Swiveling LCD, numerous options to control and alter photos, macro, continuous shooting, easy to use

comes with AA's instead of lithium, no memory stick included

Apr, 2004

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