Published on February 8th,2011 at 11:13 AM
By >Daimaou - G.G-B

Pentax intros new Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS rugged cameras

Pentax intros new Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS rugged cameras

Planning to spend your next spring holidays in the Amazonia and scare to get lost while fitting your way out in this maze? So why don’t you bring along with you one of Pentax’s latest Rugged cameras the WG-1 or WG-1 GPS to capture for eternity those memorable moments, or at least give some clues on what happen to you to people who may find your corp.
Anyway whatever your next holidays destination is, Pentax’s new rugged camera comes with a 14Mpix Censor, a Waterproof, shockproof and crushproof body capable to withstand the worst treatments that man can give to a camera will offering a 5x optical Zoom, a 2.7” LCD Eye-Fi support and 720p video, with optional GPS module only available on the WG-1 GPS model.

PENTAX Imaging Company has announced its 12th generation of adventure series digital cameras – the PENTAX Optio WG-1 and PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS. Featuring outstanding waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, coldproof, and crushproof capability, these extra-rugged models take adventure photography to new heights (and depths).

The new and improved features on the PENTAX Optio WG-1 include:
• 14 megapixel sensor.
• Waterproof to 33 feet.
• Shockproof design to withstand falls up to five feet.
• New crushproof construction* withstands up to 220 pounds (100kgf kilogram-force).
• Enhanced Digital Microscope mode offers five macro LEDs for excellent macro lighting plus a detachable macro stand for steadier capture.
• Face Detection technology including a new Self-Portrait Assist mode perfect for facebooking and other social networking activities.
• Available with and without GPS, the WG-1 GPS functionality* tracks and records positional data recording with images making it easy for users to check the shooting locations of captured images.

*Measured under PENTAX-original testing standards.** GPS included only on the select WG-1 GPS model.

Other important WG-1 features include:
• Coldproof to sub-freezing temps of minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F).
• Dustproof protection.
• Wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent).
• Video capture in widescreen 720p HD at 30 frames per second.
• A woven web fabric strap with a carabiner to attach the camera to a backpack and other outdoor gear.
• Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card connectivity.

Priced at $349.95 USD, Optio WG-1 will be available in a choice of Black or Purple, while the Optio WG-1 GPS will be priced at $399.95 USD and available in Black or Yellow Green. Both cameras will ship in April 2011.

Via Pentax
Category Cameras
              
Pentax intros new Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS rugged cameras
Related Articles


 

0

Huawei new S7 Slim Slate/Tablet heading to MWC 2011

0

Kenwood announces its new iPhone/iPod friendly C-414 Compact Audio System in Japan

Comments
 

 

0

Panasonic - Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gently

1

World's lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for 'imperceptible electronics'

0

Panasonic - Smartphone-sized portable full body massager

0

Nestlé - KitKat - 2013 summer seasonal special flavors

0

Turn your iPhone 4/4s or 5 into a real pocket camcorder thanks to Donya

0

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

0

LG - Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photo

3

Sharp - Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages data

0

LG - Ultra-wide LCD monitor with a cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio

0

Panasonic – DMC-XS3 – Slim & classic designed Lumix camera

0

Panasonic - DMC-FZ70 - Lumix camera with the world's first 60X optical zoom

0

Japanese Robots: The Seemingly Least Cool Robotics Story of July is a Must-Read!

1

Sony - α58 - DSLR camera with interchangeable lenses

0

Thanko - 7.5mm biz card sized portable battery - Increased in battery capacity by 1200mAh over the previous model

0

JVC Kenwood - ADIXXION "GC-XA2" - dustproof, shockproof, waterproof, low-temperature resistant action camera

0

NTT docomo - Disney Mobile on docomo F-07E - Disney official smartphone