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Pentax Efina Digital Camera

14MP CCD 5m Oct 2013
Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Waterproof Up to Release Date
An Elegant And Beautifully Designed Compact Camera PENTAX RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX Efina digital compact camera. Within a stylish, slender... More
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UNBOXING OF PENTAX EFINA PLUS
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13 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Pentax has excellent average reviews across all cameras, however it has poor reviews specifically for its compact cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Fujifilm X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700 (£282.13) (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Pentax Efina has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Efina also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, the Panasonic DMC-LF1, or the Olympus Stylus SZ-15.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Efina, the Pentax Efina has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the EX-ZR700, or the EX-ZR300 both from Casio.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Pentax Efina is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The white balances "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Pentax digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Pentax Efina has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Pentax digital camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3984 x 2656, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536 and 1600 x 1200 and 1280 x 960. Across all cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Efina the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Pentax Efina supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Pentax digital camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Efina the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Supports One Camera File System

The Pentax Efina has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Efina.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Pentax Efina has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of this age and spec. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus" and "Multi Point Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that have been around for more than two years is 94, and the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 80, the Pentax Efina has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Light

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for more than two years the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Efina, the Pentax Efina's weight of only 91 grams is one of the lightest.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Pentax Efina does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Efina also do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video capability including the Fujifilm FinePix JX500.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Efina do not support Full HD video. The Pentax Efina is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". The Pentax Efina has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.5 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age.

We compared this camera to all the other 2.5" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P3 is also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-W800 (£69.95) (2.7").

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax Efina does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Efina also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40, or the Sony DSC-WX300.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Pentax Efina is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Efina do not have a GPS (satellite). The Pentax Efina is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P330, or the Canon IXUS 140.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Efina, the Pentax Efina is not waterproof.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

When compared to other cameras that came out around the same time as the Efina that we have checked the slowest camera shutter speed of, the Pentax Efina's slowest camera shutter speed of only 0.125 seconds is one of the shortest. Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Efina have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The Pentax Efina has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Efina. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Pentax Efina has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) (only 1,600) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Efina. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Efina is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Pentax Efina has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Efina.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Pentax Efina

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera camera was released over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Pentax Efina has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Efina.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 5x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the SAMSUNG MV900F, the ST72, and the SAMSUNG ST96 all from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Pentax digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Waterproof Up to

At 5 meters, the Pentax Efina has a pretty average waterproof up to compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Efina.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14 megapixels, the Pentax Efina has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Efina.

If this compact camera camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Canon 150 (£109.99) (16MP) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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Product Identifiers

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