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Pentax Optio E50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Pentax Optio E50. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the zoom and performance are on the whole positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas reviews are divided on the screen.

usability, image quality, price, performance, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio E50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pentax Optio E50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Pentax Optio E50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability. The price also gets good feedback.

image quality, price, usability

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

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Pentax Optio E50

 

The Optio E50 offers 8 million pixels for an astonishingly low price of £99.99. The camera is aimed at the complete novice, with auto everything controls.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Pentax Optio E50 digital camera review

 

The Pentax Optio E50 is an 8 megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens. This is a starter camera that comes in at the lower end in terms of price. David Tymon from Cameras.co.uk has reviewed.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Pentax Optio E50

 

The Pentax Optio E50 is an 8 megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens. This is a simple point and shoot camera and is priced at the lower end of the market. Its strength is ease of use and shutter delay times were low for a camera in this...

Ease of use - shutter delay times

Picture quality

This is a cheap digital camera, but I'm not convinced there is a great deal of value for money. My tests photos suffered from noise and a general lack of clarity and sharpness. There are other cheaper cameras out there that I would much prefer over...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Matt Tuffin (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Pentax Optio E50

 

A digital camera under £100 can set the alarm bells ringing, so how will the Pentax fare?

Pentax's E50 is a real mixed bag, with build quality that belies the price, but patchy image quality that shows the budget beginnings all too clearly

Jul, 2008

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

Pentax Optio E50

 
Jun, 2008

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

Pentax Optio E50

 

Jump to Page: Optio E50 Features & Controls Record Modes & Menu Options Playback Modes & Menu Options Steve's Conclusion Sample Pictures 360-degree QuickTime VR Tour Next: Features & Controls Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time...

May, 2008

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Pentax Optio E50

 

While the Pentax Optio E50 might not be overly state of the art, it can accomplish the task for the quick picture here and there. Again, it's great for the young user or even someone new to the digital camera realm. Those looking for high picture...

Great starter digital cameraEasy to use menu8.1 mega pixel2.4 inch LCD

The 8.1 megapixel Pentax Optio E50 with its 2.4? LCD screen, 3x zoom and..

Dec, 2008

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Pentax Optio E50 Digital Camera - First Shots - The Imaging Resource!

 

Ideally suited for travel because of its small size and readily available AA battery power source, the Pentax Optio E50 has advanced functions and high resolution, yet is easy to operate. And with a $150 pricetag, the Pentax E50 is easy on the...

The Pentax E50 is priced at about US$150 and available from March 2008

Expert review by : dietcokefiend (digitalcamerareview.com)

Pentax Optio E50 Review

 

The Pentax Optio E50 is Pentax's answer to the Canon PowerShot A470 and Nikon Coolpix L models - all basic entry-level, point-and-shoot digital cameras. With its low price and dead simple operation, this camera aimed directly at digital newbies and...

Good telelphoto and wide angle range, Fast zoom speed, Face detection

Face detection has hidden intentions towards cheese crackers, Lots of ISO noise, even at lowest setting, Purple fringe that turns the sky purple

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : jonathanb (dcamerareview.com)

Pentax Optio E50

 

The Pentax Optio E50 (announced 23 January 2008) is an 8.1 megapixel point and shoot camera with a 2.4 inch LCD and 3x optical zoom lens (38mm - 113mm equivalent). The Optio E50 features face recognition technology (Auto Focus and … Continue reading →

Mar, 2008
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