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Pentax WG-30

Pentax WG-30
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A good spec but 3 year old compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x No Mar 2015
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Pentax WG-30 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Pentax WG-30 number 918 across all digital cameras.
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Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Achieves high image quality even when shooting underwater, night scenes, and landscape
De the compact body of the wg-30 are a five-times optical zoom lens with an approx. 28mm wide-angle coverage (in the 35mm format) and the imaging power of approx.16.0 effective megapixels.<br>with a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with a high-performance image processing engine and low-noise performance, wide dynamic range shooting is possible.<br>a more evolved mermaid mode, suitable for underwater shooting, minimizes color cast underwater with optimized color reproduct
Heavy-duty construction, waterproof to 12 meters and shockproof to 1.5 meters
A microscopic world, invisible to the naked eye!
Ombining its 1cm macro and zooming function, the wg-30 magnifies the subject on its LCD monitor for the observation and photography of a microscopic world invisible to the naked eye, for astonishing new discover
Uded with a macro stand that supports your shooting purposes shoot images in a 2.44mm x 4.33mm range that fills the whole screen (when shooting with the maximum magnificat
Equipped with six LED macro lights for better illumination
Create interval movies with still images!
Inuously shoots still images at a fixed interval from the set start time and automatically connects the shot images to create one movie f
Y "frame-by-frame action" with this funct
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Does not support Wi-Fi

How Big is the Pentax WG-30?

The Pentax WG-30 is 122.5mm wide and 61.5mm tall. It is 29.6mm deep and weighs 172g.

Pentax WG-30 front dimensions
Pentax WG-30 size in context

Pentax WG-30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Pentax Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 2,566 expert and user reviews (including 483 verified purchases), Pentax has excellent ratings for its cameras. 98% of those that bought a Pentax digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in March 2015.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Pentax WG-30 of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 57% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Pentax WG-30 of only 5x is smaller than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Pentax WG-30 of 3.5 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Pentax WG-30 of 6,400 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Pentax WG-30's weight of 172g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Pentax WG-30 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Pentax WG-30 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Pentax WG-30 of 28mm is in the longest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Pentax WG-30 of only 140mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Pentax WG-30 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax WG-30 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Waterproof

The Pentax WG-30 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Pentax WG-30 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Pentax WG-30's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 69% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Pentax WG-30 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 37% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Pentax WG-30 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Pentax WG-30 of 7.2x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Pentax WG-30 of 68MB is bigger than 74% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Pentax WG-30 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Dustproof

The Pentax WG-30 is dustproof. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pentax 04608

Barcodes:

00027075287358

Frequently Asked Questions About the Pentax WG-30

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