PENTAX WG-3 digital compact camera – Jun 05, 2013– Tokyo, Japan (Techreleased) – PENTAX RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the addition of the new White Blue model to the PENTAX WG-3 lineup. Launched in March 2013, this digital compact camera provides easy, worry-free photo shooting in all kinds of outdoor activities, thanks to its dependable waterproof construction.
The WG-3 is a rugged, outdoor-friendly digital compact camera. It has an outstanding waterproof construction that allows underwater shooting down to a depth of 14 meters, and excellent shock-resistant performance to withstand a fall from a height of two meters. It also assures exceptional image quality, thanks to the combination of a newly designed, four-times zoom lens with a large maximum aperture of F2.0; a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with solid performance in high-sensitivity shooting; and a state-of-the-art imaging engine. The WG-3 has been well received by active photographers for its effortless operation and outstanding specifications — perfect for all types of outdoor activities and sports events.
The new White Blue model features a vibrant white body, accentuated by a vivid blue trim that hints at the ocean in summer. Its aluminum-alloy front panel has been treated with a meticulous hairline finish to add a silvery sparkle to the beautiful, brilliant body. The body edge has been given a matte-black coating, both to further emphasize the brilliance of the bright-colored body, and to strengthen the sense of toughness of this outdoor imaging tool.
PENTAX WG-3 White Blue Specifications
|Lens||PENTAX zoom lens, 9 elements in 7 groups(4 aspherical elements)|
|Focal Length||4.5 – 18mm|
|35mm equivalent focal length||approx. 25 – 100mm|
|Aperture||F2.0(W) – F4.9(T)|
|Digital Zoom||approx. 7.2X|
|Intelligent Zoom||approx. 6X at 7M, approx. 28.8X at 640 (including optical zoom)|
|Motion Blur Reduction||Still||Sensor-Shift-Type (SR : Shake Reduction), Dual (SR & Pixel Track SR),
High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)
|Movie||Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)|
|Focus||Type||9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF|
(From lens face)
0.4m – infinity (whole zoom area)
1.31ft – infinity (whole zoom area)
Infinity-landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus: available
|Face detection||Face Detection AF&AE is available for all modes up to 32 faces. Smile Capture, Self-portrait Assist, Self-portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Blink Detection|
|Pet detection||Detect up to 1 pet’s face(auto)|
|Number of Effective pixels||approx. 16 megapixels|
|Image Sensor||1/2.3″ CMOS|
|Number of Recorded pixels||Still||16M, 12M(1:1), 12M(16:9), 7M, 5M(16:9), 5M, 4M(16:9), 3M. 2M(16:9), 1024, 640|
|Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)||Auto, Manual (ISO 125 – 6400)|
|White Balance||Auto, Daylight, Shade,Tungsten light, Fluorescent light(D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:White Light), Manual|
|Display||3.0″ wide-LCD, Wide viewing angle, approx. 460K dots, AR Coating(LCD Cover only)|
|Exposure Control||Metering System||Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot AE metering|
|Exposure Compensation||±2EV(1/3EV steps)|
|Scene modes||Auto Picture, Program, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, 1cm-Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Fireworks, Food, Digital Wide, Digital Panorama, Report, Green|
|Playback modes||Slidshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W/Sepica, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Original Frame, Movie Edit, Red-eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen|
|Shutter Speed||1/4000 – 1/4sec.(Mechanical and electronic shutter) 4sec at most. (Night Scene mode setting)|
|Built-in flash||Modes||Flash-on and Flash-off modes. “Red-eye” compensation function employs a pre-discharge.|
approx. 0.2 – 10.4m (ISO Auto)
approx. 0.66 – 34 ft (ISO Auto)
|Drive Modes||One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing|
|Storage Media||Built-in memory (approx. 70 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card|
|Power Source||Rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI92, Optional AC adapter kit is also available|
|Battery life||Still*: Approx. 240 shots (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Playback**: Approx. 200 min. (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
|Interfaces||USB2.0(Hi-Speed): USB/AV terminal, HDMI terminal(Type D)|
|Water proof / Dustproof||Equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities.|
|Dimensions||approx. 125(W) × 64.5(H) × 32(D)mm
approx. 4.9(W) × 2.5(H) × 1.3(D) inches
|Weight||With battery & SD card||approx. 229g (loaded and ready)
|Body||approx. 209g (without battery and SD memory card)
* Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. conditions.
Actual performance may vary depending on operating.
** According to the result of PENTAX RICOH IMAGING in-house testing.
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