The new Pentax Optio S40 is a 4 megapixel, 3X zoom digital camera that is loaded with the features to help you on your way! Sporting a sleek aluminum design and the signature, compact dimensions of the PENTAX Optio digital brand, the Optio S40 features an exciting, new "help" function. Offering simple-to-understand explanations in a regular or enlarged font for easier viewing, the "help" function guides new, and old hands, through the camera's array of digital features with a simple touch.
Features and Specifications: Detailed imaging with a 4.0 megapixel CCD Conveniently uses commonly available CR-V3 and AA batteries Help function in Auto Select mode displays simple explanations of all camera button functions on the LCD screen Movie mode with sound records to the capacity of your memory card The revolutionary Sliding Lens System and attractive aluminum exterior contribute to a stylish compact yet lightweight body design - measuring 3.5 x 2.3 x 1 inches weighing only 4.4 oz JPEG (Exif.) 2.2, DPOF and Epson PRINT Image Matching II technology assures the highest quality prints Use the 9-position mode dial to choose from Auto Select mode, Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Movie, Voice recording, Digital Effect, Program, Picture mode Supports the new PictBridge standard for direct to printer control over printing, resizing, trimming, digital filters and more With a choice of eight filters: comprising black and white, sepia, red, green, blue, B&W with red, B&W with green, and B&W with blue, the OptioS40 lets the user emphasize key colors of the original scene or add an entirely different mood altogether Three metering options: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 11MB internal memory - ready to use out of the box or backup for when your card gets full Three capture settings with three JPEG quality settings each Simple shooting choices with 10 Picture modes: Flower, Self-portrait, Surf, Snow, Sunset, Museum, Text, Food, Landscape Portrait, Marine, Marine movie TTL contrast detection autofocus system with 5-point wide-focus, spot focus and infinity landscape mode World time function and alarm clock with sound and picture wake-up