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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.
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.