The all-weather adventure camera.
With features that include uncompromising waterproofing—good for two hours of continuous use at a depth of 14 meters—freeze proofing * that ensures operation at temperatures of −10 °C, shock proofing capable of withstanding drops of 1.6 meters, and crush proofing capable of withstanding forces of 100 kgf, this rugged camera can be used in all conditions.
- 14m Waterproof
- 1.6m Shockproof
- -10°C Freezeproof
- 100kgf Crushproof
Uncompromising water, shock, dust, and freeze protection.
A rugged chassis you can rely on in the harshest conditions. Exceptional 14 meter waterproof (up to 2 hours) and 1.6 meter shockproof.
Image Tone Modes Popularized by PENTAX DSLR Cameras
Tweaking the look of your images to suit the subject is as simple as selecting a shooting mode. Options include “Vibrant”, which combines balance and depth with a bright, vibrant tone, and “Slide Film”, which offers the contrast and high dynamic range characteristic of slide film.
Shoot Movies in Full HD HDMI
While the camera can of course record Full HD (16:9) video at 30 fps, it also offers a High Speed Movie mode for recording slow-motion video and an Underwater Movie mode suited to underwater movie recording. Movie and Underwater Movie modes offer Movie SR (shake reduction), which can be used to reduce the effects of camera shake. Movie editing features within the camera let you split video or create movie stills from selected frames. The camera’s HDMI connector (Type D) lets you display movies on TVs and other devices.
Outdoor View Setting
The brightness of the LCD monitor can readily be adapted to changes in ambient lighting conditions for ease of viewing and an improved shooting experience. Brightness can be increased by up to two steps to make dark areas of the display easier to see in sunlight, or lowered by up to two steps to reduce glare for night photography.
Modes to suit various scene
Choose from 25 Shooting Modes
The camera offers settings suited to every subject, including an “Auto Picture” mode that automatically identifies the subject type and chooses the appropriate mode, a Landscape mode for vivid shots of green trees or blue sky, a Surf and Snow mode suited to shots backed by brightly-lit beaches or mountain snows, and a Sports mode for shots of fast-moving subjects.
This mode uses white balance optimized for underwater photos, making colours appear more natural by adding reds that tend to get lost in photos taken under water.
Flash Off / Flash On
In this mode, the camera takes two pictures each time the shutter button is pressed, one with the flash off and the other with it on, letting you concentrate on composition without fiddling with the controls.
User-Friendly Digital Microscope mode
Take spectacular macro photos of details which is too small to be seen by the naked eye. Lighting is provided by six LEDs placed around the lens, ensuring that the camera never casts shadows on your subject.
Welcome Features for Photos You’ll Want to Share on Social Media
Get Creative with Post-Shooting Digital Filters
Adjust colours or use special effects to style photos for maximum impact.
Automatically Capture Smiling Faces with Smile Capture
The camera detects portrait subjects and automatically releases the shutter when it spots the subject smiling.
The camera also detects when the subject is blinking and displays the message, “Closed eyes have been detected”
When the camera detects the face of a portrait subject, the macro LEDs around the lens will light to show your location in the frame. The Smile Capture feature can also be activated during selfies.
Shrink Faces with the Small Face Filter
Retouch photos after shooting to reduce the size of faces relative to everything else. Faces can be reduced in size by approximately 5, 7, or 10 percent.
Compress Time with Interval Movie
Create time-lapse movies from still images taken automatically at preset intervals.
Choose interval settings from 1, 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes.
FlashAir Functionality Improved
Use FlashAir * wireless-enabled SD memory cards to instantly transfer images to your smartphone or other devices on the spot. Wireless LAN can now be turned on and off from the camera, reducing the drain on the battery.
- 5 “Image Tone” options
- Face detection autofocus and auto exposure for up to 32 subjects
- Auto Tracking AF
- AF assist lamp
- Pixel Track SR/Continuous shooting
- Burst shooting
- Auto bracketing
- D-Range (dynamic range) options
- Ink Rubbing filter
- Quick movie editing
- Support for remote control (remote control available separately)
D-LI92 Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
|Lens Type||RICOH lens, 11 elements in 9 groups (5 aspherical elements)|
|Focal Length||5 - 25 mm|
|(in 35mm format equivalent)||Approx. 28 - 140mm|
|Maximum Aperture||F3.5(W) - F5.5(T)|
|Digital Zoom||approx. 7.2X|
|Intelligent Zoom||approx. 7.5X at 7M, approx. 36X at 640 (including optical zoom)|
Motion Blur Reduction
|Still||Pixel Track SR
Hi-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)
|Movie||Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)|
|Type||9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF|
(From lens face)
|Standard: 0.5m - infinity / 1.64ft. - infinity (entire zoom range)
Macro: 0.1 - 0.6m / 0.33 - 1.97ft. (entire zoom range)
1cm Macro: 0.01 - 0.3m / 0.03 - 0.98ft. (middle zoom position)
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
* In Digital Microscope mode, recorded pixels is fixed to 2M(1920x1080).
* In continuous shooting mode(High), recorded pixels is fixed to 5M(1600x1200) or 4M(2592x1464) per frame.
* In Report mode, select from 3M (2048 x 1536), 2M (1600 x 1200) or 1280 (1280 x 960).
* In Original Frame mode, recorded pixels is fixed to either 5M(2592 x 1944) or 4M(2592 x 1464).
(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||2.7" Wide LCD, approx. 230K dots, AR Coating (Cover only)|
|Metering System||Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering|
|Exposure Compensation||± 2EV ( 1/3EV steps)|
|Scene modes||Auto Picture, Program, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, High Speed Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Fireworks, Food, Digital SR, Report, Green|
|Playback modes||Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W / Sepia, 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, Start-up Screen
Shutter Speed 1/4000 - 1/4sec.(Mechanical and electronic shutter), 4sec at most. (Night Scene mode setting)
|Modes||Flash-on and Flash-off modes. "Red-eye" compensation function employs a pre-discharge.|
|Flash Range||Wide: Approx. 0.2 - 5.5m / 0.66 - 18 ft. (ISO Auto)
Tele: Approx. 0.2 - 3.5m / 0.66 - 11 ft. (ISO Auto)
|Drive Modes||One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing|
|Storage Media||Built-in Memory (approx. 68MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
|Power Source||Rechargeable D-LI92 lithium-ion battery|
|Battery life||Still: Approx. 300 shots (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Playback: Approx. 260 min. (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
HDMI output terminal (Type D)
|Water proof / Dustproof||Equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||Approx. 122.5 x 61.5 x 29.5 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 1.2")
* Excluding controls and projections.
|Weight||With battery & SD card: Approx. 193 g (6.8 oz.)
Body: Approx. 173 g (6.1 oz.)
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