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Pentax Optio WPi

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 reviews of Pentax Optio WPi. 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. Reviews about the durability and performance are overall positive. The size and portability are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the image quality, while some have doubts about the optics and lens.

usability, portability, size, performance, durability

screen, shutter, viewfinder, lens, optics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax Optio WPi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pentax Optio WPi

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Pentax Optio WPi from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the battery and size. The performance and portability are also appreciated. The color and screen get less positive views. The low light performance and image quality get mixed reviews.

usability, portability, performance, size, battery

shutter, viewfinder, optics, screen, color

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

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pentax Optio WPi

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 user reviews of Pentax Optio WPi from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and durability. The size and portability are also appreciated, but the optics and lens get less positive comments. Reviews about the price and image quality are different.

usability, portability, size, durability, performance

screen, viewfinder, lens, optics

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Pentax Optio WPi - Waterproof Camera

 

Are you constantly worries about your digital camera getting wet? You need the Pentax Optio WPi.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Pentax Optio WPi digital camera

 

Pentax has created the Optio WPi, a waterproof dustproof camera for all occasions. But has the camera got what it takes to help you snap a good shot and stay safe? We take a closer look.

Clear screen, goes underwater 1.5metres, 15 scene modes, easy to use

Sports mode not great, 6 megapixels will be overkill for most

It's not all perfect. The camera's sports mode is rather disappointing which meant that those looking to take big air pictures on the slopes may be disappointed. We would have thought given the nature of where you may want to take this picture that it...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Pentax Optio WPi review

 

Duck and dive with the Optio WPi

Completely waterproof

A bit small for composing shots ; Separate viewfinder absent ; No lens cap

The Optio WPi is only worth considering if you're determined to take underwater shots

Dec, 2006

Expert review by (pcanswers.co.uk)

Pentax Optio WPi

 

Take any digital camera, submerge it in water and you'd have an expensive mistake, unless you happen to be using the Pentax Optio WPi. Unique throughout pretty much the whole digital compact market, the WPi is completely waterproof.

Completely waterproof

A bit small for composing shots, Separate viewfinder absent, No lens cap

The Optio WPi is only worth considering if you're determined to take underwater shots

Dec, 2006

Expert review by (dcmag.co.uk)

Pentax Optio WPi

 

If youre looking for the ideal camera for an adventure holiday, or just one that can survive a lively night down at the local, then the Optio WPi fits the bill. Its tough, compact, waterproof, looks slick, has some

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Review of the Pentax Optio WPi - Digital SLR Reviews

 

Pentax has forged itself a nice little niche with the Optio WP series, with this the second in the series.

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

Pentax Optio WPi

 

Continue on to Features & Controls Pentax Optio WPi Specifications Camera Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure, auto flash and water resistant design (JIS class 8 waterproof - depth TBD) Effective...

Jan, 2006

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Pentax Optio WPi review

 

Quite soon after Pentax had introduced the first Optio WP camera, the Pentax Optio WPi was born. The Pentax WPi at first glance seems to be a compact digital camera for the day to day photography if it weren't for its ability of photographing...

If you are looking for an easy to operate digital camera, you will make the right choice when choosing for the Optio WPi. The camera isn't equipped with real manual settings, but still offers an abundance of auto possibilities. The built-in intelligent...

Expert review by : D-Photo (dphoto.co.nz)

Pentax Optio WPi review – 010

 

Described as ‘lifeproof', the Pentax Optio WPi is a perfect camera for active Kiwis. In fact, this 6-megapixel, 3x optical zoom compact will stand up to almost anything you throw at it.

If using Windows XP or Mac OS X, you’ll more than likely decline this software offering from Pentax in favour of what's already in the computer.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Howard Cox (devhardware.com)

Pentax Optio WPi

 

The Pentax brand has been around since 1957 and has always had a good reputation. Starting out in film, Pentax are now one of the leaders in both consumer and professional digital photography. Today we'll be reviewing their

All right, so it's not the best solution, but it's the only one to hand. However I was still unable to take shots of the back of the camera, so I asked Pentax and they kindly allowed me to use some reference pictures from their website

Apr, 2007
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