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Pentax Optio M20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Pentax Optio M20. 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. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the lens and viewfinder. There are some mixed reviews about the focus and durability.

usability, price, screen, portability, performance

viewfinder, lens

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio M20 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 M20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Pentax Optio M20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality and price. The usability and portability also get good feedback, but the durability and screen get mixed views. Some have doubts about the battery.

performance, portability, usability, price, image quality

battery

62% 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 M20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Pentax Optio M20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and usability.

usability, portability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Pentax Optio M20

 

Simple design and style ; Ease of use

Sharpness of photos ; Colours

As far as I am aware the Pentax Optio M20 is the cheapest seven megapixel digital camera made by a leading brand. It is easy to use and very straightforward. I also like the simple design and style that make it small enough to slip into a pocket.

Apr, 2007

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

Pentax Optio M20

 

Continue on to Features & Controls Optio M20 Specifications Camera Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash Effective Pixels: 7.0 megapixels Image Capture Device: Type - 1/2.5 inch...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Shayne Rana (tech.firstpost.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

It seems like budget cameras these days really put a very literal meaning to the word 'Budget'. Even though the Pentax Optio M20 falls in that range, it performs exceptionally well. I have to

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Emily Raymond (washingtonpost.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

Selling below $200, the Optio M20 aims to be an affordably priced digital camera that still provides a little more than the basics. The Pentax Optio M20 has 7 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom lens, and a 2.5-inch LCD screen. It also has a compelling movie...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : James Murray (reviewed.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

A review of the Pentax Optio M20

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Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Mark Peters (photokina-show.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

Pentax launches the Pentax Optio M20, a compact digital camera boasting extended battery life. The Pentax M20 is a well-balanced compact digital camera family with a wide range of basic features. In addition offering extended battery life from only 2...

Aug, 2006

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Pentax Optio M20

 

The Pentax Optio M20 is a brand new 7.0 megapixel point and shoot digital camera from Pentax. It features 3x Optical Zoom lens, anti shake technology, battery life of up to 700 shots from two AA batteries, 21.9MB internal memory, soft flash function,...

It features 3x Optical Zoom lens, anti shake technology, battery life of up to 700 shots from two AA batteries, 21.9MB internal memory, soft flash function, PictBridge, macro shooting at up to 5cm, face recognition auto exposure and auto focus, SD...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

light,Small,compact, Takes good photos, Excellent batrery life and loads of features, Good build quality.

Non found does exactly as i purchased it for.

May, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

Great battery life, easy to use, light to carry, sturdily made, good photos, nice big screen.

No viewfinder so sometimes in bright light you can't see properly what you are about to take on the screen.

May, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio M20

 

A good all round camera for a good price

May, 2007

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