Golden. Colo. –
introduced Monday three digital cameras with edgy designs to break away from
the silver camera look.
The new models include the Pentax Optio I-10, H90 and E-90.
The Optio I-10 offers one of the company’s more unusual designs,
inspired by the look of classic film-based SLR cameras.
The camera features a flash unit and speaker in the upper
mid-section of the SLR-shaped body while the camera’s front panel is
embellished with high-quality leatherette texture.
Features include a wide-angle,
5x optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12-megapixel CCD sensor, a 2.7-inch
widescreen LCD, and HD video capture at 720p/30 fps.
sensor shift system is used in the camera’s Shake Reduction system along with improved
Pixel Track Shake Reduction technology to reduce image blurring from hand
in the I-10 include smile capture, blink detection, and improved face detection
that spots up to 32 face, including dogs and cats.
The I-10 will
ship in February at a $299 suggested retail in a choice of black and pearl white.
The Optio H90
offers a contemporary design and offers a full feature assortment
including a wide angle 5x
optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm equivalent), a 12.1-megapixel high-resolution CCD
sensor, and widescreen HD video capture
at 720p/30 fps.
include improved Pixel Track Shake Reduction technology, face detection, smile
capture and blink detection functions.
The Optio H90
will ship in February at a $179 suggested retail in a choice of orange-silver, matte
black and ceramic white.
Both the I-10
and Optio H90 offer Eye-Fi connectivity capability for use with Eye-Fi
wireless memory cards.
The Optio E90
will carry a $99.95 suggested retail and will feature a 10-megapixel CCD, a 3x
wide-angle optical zoom (32mm-96mm equivalent) and a large 2.7-inch LCD housed
in a rubber-coated body.
The camera is powered by standard AA batteries. The camera’s Auto
Picture mode analyzes a scene and determines the best shooting mode for a
The camera’s 1600 ISO sensitivity will freeze moving subjects,
even in dim lighting.