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Pentax Optio S7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 440 reviews of Pentax Optio S7. 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. People really like the image quality and portability. The price and performance also get good reviews. Many are critical about the image stabilizer and shutter, and reviews about the flash and durability are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio S7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pentax Optio S7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 336 user reviews of Pentax Optio S7 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Comments about the lens and price are on the whole positive. The usability and portability also get good views. Some have doubts about the durability and reliability. Comments are divided on the performance.

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

Pentax Optio S7

 

Good image quality with brightly lit subjects.Sharp and large LCD screen.Well-finished body.Green button, when assigned to functions, is a good improvement to the design.

Some noise at all ISO settings.Compression too strong at the highest image quality setting.Blur Reduction mode not comparable to an optically stabilized lens.Flash a bit underpowered.

Oct, 2006

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Pocket sized and inexpensive is how I would describe the Pentax Optio S7. Therefore if a pocket sized camera is a must and your budget is tight then it is worth taking a look at this camera.

Ease of use ; Low cost pocket sized digital camera

Pictures can be on the dark side Shutter lag

"The Pentax Optio S7 is one of the cheapest pocket sized, seven megapixel digital cameras you will find. I did experience a degree of inconsistency with picture quality and shutter lag was a major problem too."

Nov, 2006

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

Pentax Optio S7

 

Continue on to Features & Controls Optio S7 Specifications Image Capture Device: Type - 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter Total Pixels - 7.38 megapixels Recorded Pixels - Still: 3072x2304 pixels, 2592x1944 pixels, 2304x1728...

Jan, 2007

Expert review by : Rasesh Tanna (technews.in)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Have a look at another sleek beauty of a Digital Camera. Pentax has launched it's new Optio S7 which has a 7Megapixel resolution. Mpeg-4 VGA and Divx video recording, 2.5inch display ,3x Optical zoom. The Pentax S7 also has a 'Blur Reduction mode'...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Luuk Jurrien (photokina-show.com)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Pentax is pleased to announce the launch of the Pentax Optio S7, a compact digital camera slimly designed for greater portability. The Pentax Optio S7 is the latest model in our Optio S series, which is renowned for its slim and stylish compact bodies....

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Pentax Optio S7

 

The Pentax Optio S7 is a 7.0 megapixel point and shoot digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom and 2.5 inch LCD monitor. The Optio S7 features iso of up to 1600 to help reduce camera shake(not at full resolution), face recognition auto focus/exposure for...

The Optio S7 features iso of up to 1600 to help reduce camera shake(not at full resolution), face recognition auto focus/exposure for taking portraits, DivX Movie shooting (with anit-shake), red-eye correction (in camera editing), 23 megabytes of...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Very good camera easy to use if you want a point and shoot camera.

No bad points very pleased with the product.

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Easy to carry round, fits into shirt pockets with ease. Has enough features to please most amatuer photographers

One/Off button quite small Screen difficult to see in bright sunshine (a problem with a lot of cameras)

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio S7

 

bought as gift, had no complaints yet

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Pentax Optio S7

 

Easy to use. Fits into your pocket/handbag so you can take it anywhere. Good quality photos.

Shutter speed a bit slow when you want to take a photo quickly.

Oct, 2007
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