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Pentax Optio 430RS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of Pentax Optio 430RS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the flash and screen, while the focus and battery get mixed views.

portability, usability, size, image quality, design

shutter, memory, screen, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio 430RS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pentax Optio 430RS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Pentax Optio 430RS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the exposure and usability. The image quality and size also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the focus. Some have doubts about the shutter and performance.

portability, size, image quality, usability, exposure

performance, shutter

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com)

Pentax Optio 430RS review

 

Pentax Optio 430RS

Interesting features; ultracompact design; good color accuracy; no shutter delay.

No aperture- or shutter-priority modes; slightly soft images.

The little Optio 430RS supplies enough functional and fun features to keep amateurs busy but won't intimidate beginners.

Dec, 2002

Expert review by : Tracey Capen (pcworld.com)

Pentax Optio 430RS Camera Review - PCWorld

 

The Optio 430RS is a nice pack-along camera--small enough to take anywhere, but with enough pixel power for making large, sharp prints.

Oct, 2002

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

Pentax Optio 430rs

 

Continue on to Features & Controls Pentax Optio 430RS Specifications Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash. Effective Pixels: 4.0 megapixels. Sensor: 4.13 megapixels (total pixels)...

Sep, 2002

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Pentax Optio 430RS

 

PENTAX expands its digital product line by introducing two innovative digital cameras, the 4-Megapixel Optio 430RS and the 3-megapixel Optio 330RS . Following last year's Optio 430 and Optio 330 twins, these two new models inherit the same stylish, compac

Sep, 2002

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com.au)

Pentax Optio 430RS review: Pentax Optio 430RS

 

Pentax Optio 430RS

Interesting features; ultracompact design; good color accuracy; no shutter delay.

No aperture- or shutter-priority modes; slightly soft images.

The little Optio 430RS supplies enough functional and fun features to keep amateurs busy but won't intimidate beginners.

Dec, 2002

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Pentax Optio 430 RS

 

Practically a carbon copy of the preceding Pentax Optio 430, the 430 RS is about the same size as a deck of playing cards, and definitely one of the more portable digicams on the market (similar to the larger members of the Canon ELPH series). At 3.6 x...

Exposure can be manually or automatically controlled on the Optio 430 RS, a nice feature for novices wanting to learn more about photography - the convenience of fully automatic exposure when you want it, or full manual control when you'd like to...

Sep, 2002

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Pentax Optio 430RS

 
Apr, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Optio 430RS - A lightweight champion

 

The Optio 430RS is a super contender in the middle-priced segment of the digital photography scene. I purchased this from a retailer for Christmas and have used it extensively since then. I have taken movies, which it shoots with excellent quality in...

Lightweight, sleek, compact, and feature-packed, 11mb onboard memory.

No external flash options, no memory card included.

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

I'm taken.

 

Small, cute, packed with features.

Can't find anything yet.

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Pentax Optio 430RS

 

There are several motives for buying a digital camera;

Small size, appears sturdy, reasonably fast shot to shot, good lens

Pictures not as sharp as other 4MP cameras, no video out, No sound.

Sep, 2002

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