Pentax Optio X90 Superzoom Review; Optio X90 Brings SLR Power in a Compact Form

June 8, 2010, By Alex Ion

Wannabe pro photographers looking for a high-end compact digital camera that delivers the power of an SLR, should really consider the new Pentax Optio X90.

Pentax Option X90 Superzoom

The Optio X90 superzoom comes with a 12megapixel sensor and a 26x 26-676mm lens with a sensor-shift Shake Reduction system, and if we’re to believe the folks from the Photography Blog (duly credited below), the X90 is an accessible all in one option for those looking for big zoom power combined with amazing picture quality.

Pentax Option X90 Superzoom

From what we know, the new Optio X90 does 720p HD movies, has an HDMI port to connect it to your HDTV and watch videos or images directly on the big screen. There’s also an electronic viewfinder coming along with a 2.7-inch LCD display, Aperture-Priority and Shutter-Priority, 8 ISO settings available (up to 6400), Manual shooting mode, and a 1cm macro mode.

But you can check out the full Pentax Optio X90 review, and see if that’s a camera for you. Prices vary from $320 to $350, depends where you get it from.

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