Pentax has introduced the Optio S10 digital camera in the Indian market. The compact digicam will be distributed in the country by IDLDPL (India Digital Life Style Distributors Pvt. Ltd.), a lifestyle products distributor in India. The notable features of the Optio S10 are 10.0 effective mega-pixel resolutions, Digital SR (Shake Reduction) and Face Recognition AF & AE.
Adorned in an ultra-compact aluminum alloy design with the front face embellished in a glossy spindle finish, the Pentax S10 advanced point-and-shoot digital camera doesn’t require complex adjustments, thereby letting the pictures of amateurs seem like professional-looking ones. The camera claims to deliver clear and crisp photos even when images are enlarged to A3 (11.7 x 16.5 inch) size.
Surinder Saini, Assistant-VP, Sales, IDLDPL, stated, “PENTAX Optio series is slowly but steadily reaching a competitive level in the digital cameras with other leading brands in India. It is because of our capability of providing very affordable, yet high capacity digital compact cameras. In the past we have proven that by launching 8 mega pixel camera at sub 10K. Pentax is the first brand to break the price barrier of 10K for 8meg camera range. Now, with the launch of OPTIO S10, we are widening the option for the customers to choose the best of performing DigiCams. Unlike other camera models, OPTIO S10 comes equipped with DivX (MPEG-4) software, which helps in long and high-quality movie recording. And, the LCD booster technology adjusts the brightness of monitor of the camera.”
The Optio S10 digicam incorporates the Face Recognition AF&AE function that automatically detects and focuses on faces in the image area. The latest functions as part of face recognition feature such as “Natural Skin Tone” mode, which smoothly presents skin texture based on the detected information and “Half-length Portrait” mode, which automatically takes a close-up photograph of the upper body of the subject by trimming the people recognized in photo frame are bundled into the new Pentax digital camera.
The Auto Picture mode function in the Optio S10 helps users in getting an apt milieu and better effect. Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, and Normal modes are the options available. As mentioned earlier, the camera includes the Digital SR (Shake Reduction) mode reduces camera shake and blurring of the subject whilst capturing still images.
In addition, the large 1/1.8 inch CCD with large sensing area is used for the image sensor, offering excellent performance for tone reproduction, texture delineation and noise reduction.
Features of the Pentax Optio S10 digital camera are:
The Pentax Optio S10 digital camera is available via IDLDPL for Rs. 16,990/- in India.