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Optio M50 2.5` LCD 8.0 MP, 5x Zoom Digital Camera (Silver)
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Pentax Optio M50 2.5" LCD 8.0 MP, 5x Zoom Digital Camera (Silver)

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A compact digital camera with a powerful 5X zoom, the Optio M50 sports a stylish design, and an affordable price.

A compact digital camera with a powerful 5X zoom, the Optio M50 sports a stylish design, an affordable price and is offered in three fun, new colors: silver, pink and blue. You are assured high resolution images with its 8.0 megapixel CCD and review your images easily with a 2.5 inch wide view LCD. This all-around Optio also offers Smile Capture and Face Recognition to capture perfect portraits.


  • 8.0 megapixel CCD assures high resolution images
  • 5X optical zoom contained in a compact, lightweight body
  • Evolved Face Recognition includes ?Smile Capture? mode to automatically capture smiling faces
  • Digital Shake Reduction automatically selects higher ISO, up to 6400, for blur free images
  • 2.5 inch, wide view (approx. 170 degrees) LCD makes capturing and reviewing images easy
  • Panorama mode automatically stitches a series of three images into one wide scene


Type: Ultra-compact digital camera

Sensor: Type - 1/2.35" interline transfer CCD w/primary color filter; Effective pixels - 8.0 MP; Total pixels - 8.50 MP; Recorded resolutions - Still: 3264x2448 (8M), 2592x1944 (5M), 2304x1728 (4M), 2048x1536 (3M), 1600x1200 (2M), 1024x768 (1024), 640x480 (VGA); Movie: 640x480 (VGA), 320x240 (QVGA); Quality levels - *** Best, ** Better, * Good

Lens: Type/construction - PENTAX zoom lens, 8 elements, 6 groups (4 aspherical elements); Optical zoom - 5X; Focal length (equiv.) - 6.3-31.5mm (36-180mm); Digital zoom - 5.1X; Combined zoom - 25.5X; Intelligent zoom - Approx 6.3X at 5M to 25.5X at VGA; Aperture - f/3.5-5.6

LCD/Viewfinder:   LCD screen - 2.5" TFT color LCD; LCD coverage - TBA; LCD resolution - 230,000 dots; Wide angle viewable - YES; Optical viewfinder - n/a

Focus System:   Type - TTL contrast detection autofocus; Autofocus - 9 point autofocus, multi/spot/auto-tracking autofocus available; Manual focus - YES; Macro focus - YES; Focus lock - YES, by pressing the shutter release button half way; Focus range - Normal: 1.31? to infinity (wide), 2.95? to infinity (tele); Macro: 0.33-1.64? (wide), 1.97-3.3? (tele); Manual - TBA

Flash:   Type - Built-in series-control auto flash; Flash modes - Auto, flash on, flash off, redeye; Effective range - 14? (wide, auto ISO), 9.2? (tele, auto ISO)

Storage Media:   Internal memory - 51.1 MB; Removable memory - SD, SDHC

Interfaces:   Ports - USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out; Video out - NTSC, PAL; Printer interfaces - PictBridge

Power Supply:   Power source - Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI78; Recordable images - Approx 210; Playback time - Approx 240 min; Movie recording time - Approx 70 min; Audio recording time - Approx 300 min; AC adapter available - YES (optional)

Physical Specifications: Dimensions (W x H x D) - 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9"; Weight (without battery or removable memory) - 4.1 oz; Loaded and ready - 4.6 oz; Construction material(s) - TBA; Operating temperature - 32-104 degrees F
Timing:   Startup - Approx 2.0 sec; Release lag - Approx 0.003 sec
Language Support:   English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Russian, Thai, Korean, Traditional/Simplified Chinese, Japanese

Image Stabilization:   Still - Digital SR Mode (auto up to 6400 ISO); Movie - Movie SR Mode

Metering System:   Type - TTL; Multi-segment - YES; Center weighted - YES; Spot - YES; Exposure compensation - +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
ISO Sensitivity:   Auto - 64-6400 (ISO 6400 only available in Digital SR mode); Manual - 64-6400 (ISO 6400 only available in Digital SR mode)

White Balance:   Auto preset modes - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent; Manual mode(s) - YES

Shutter:   Type - TBA; Shutter speed - 1/2000 to 4 sec (4 sec available in Night Scene mode)

Capture Modes:   Mode selection - Auto Picture (xxxxx, xxxxx, xxxxx, xxxxx), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Voice Recording, Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR (5M), Kids, Pet, Food, Panorama, Digital Wide Angle (5M), Green; Green simplified mode available - YES; Face recognition available - YES, up to 15 faces in all modes, smile capture available; P/A/S/M/B - P; Date stamp - YES (not available in Green Mode); Digital filters (capture) - n/a

Drive Modes:   Mode selection - One shot, self timer, continuous, Frame Composite (3M); Continuous FPS - Approx 1.45 FPS; Self-timer - YES; Remote control - n/a

Playback Modes:   Mode selection - One shot, index (9 thumbnails), magnification, movie playback, sound playback, histogram, bright/dark indication, folder display, select & delete, calendar; Mode pallet - Digital SR, slideshow, resize, trimming, image & sound copy, image rotation, digital filter, movie edit, frame composite, redeye edit, voice memo, protect, DPOF, image recovery, startup image, face zooming; Magnification - Up to 8x, scrollable; Digital filters (playback) - B&W, sepia, color filters (6), color extract (3), soft, brightness; Movie edit - Save as still image, movie divide

File Formats:   Still - JPG (EXIF 2.2), DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III; Movie - AVI (Motion JPG), 30/15 FPS w/sound, color/sepia/B&W, Movie SR; Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural

Computer System Requirements:   For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary. Windows - TBA; Mac - TBA

Colors:   Available in Silver, Light Blue or Pink

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