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Digital Compact Camera: Optio E90

Optio E90

Simple point-and-shoot operation designed for casual shooting,  enhanced by an easy-to-view, high-resolution LCD monitor

Fashionable appearance and high-quality rubber casing for anytime, anywhere use

Since the Optio E90 combines easy operations with a simple, no-frills design and a high-quality, black-colored rubber casing, you can keep it in your bag or purse all the time and take it everywhere, all the time, for any type of casual shooting.


Powered by world-standard AA-size batteries to eliminate worries about battery shortage

Operating on AA-size batteries which is available almost anywhere around the globe, the OptioE90 captures as many as 220 images with a single pair of fresh alkaline batteries and 600 images with lithium batteires.


Beautiful images assured by a combination of 10.1 effective megapixels, optical 3X zoom lens with 31.5mm wide-angle coverage, and 8-scene Auto Picture mode

The Optio E90 delivers high-quality images with approximately 10.1 effective megapixels, which can produce beautiful prints even when enlarged to much larger sizes. It also features a high-performance optical 3X zoom lens with a versatile 31.5mm wide-angle coverage (in the 35mm format) and the innovative Auto Picture mode, which automatically selects the most appropriate shooting mode for a given subject or scene. Thanks to these outstanding features, the Optio E90 preservers sharp, brilliant images with a single press of the shutter-release button.


Green button: A single press of the Green button automatically optimizes all camera settings for you, while displaying on-screen menus with larger letters and icons.Large 2.7-inch LCD monitor for smooth operation and comfortable viewing

The Optio E90 features a large, high-resolution 2.7-inch color LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 dots. It also offers a highly accessible control-button layout and a comfortably shaped, perfectly positioned grip to enhance operability and maneuverability.

High-Sensitivity SR and Movie SR modes

In situations prone to subject shake — such as when shooting indoors or at dusk — the Optio E90's High-Sensitivity SR mode* automatically raises the sensitivity to produce sharp, blur-free images. During movie recording, it offers the exclusive Movie SR (Shake Reduction) mode to prevent blurred movie clips.

* When the High-Sensitivity SR mode is selected, the recorded size is fixed to 5M (2592 x 1944 pixels).

Smile Capture and 10-Face Recognition functions

The Optio E90's advanced Face Recognition AF & AE function captures up to 10 faces in the image field in perfect focus, making it handy for commemorative occasions with large groups. It also offers the user-friendly Smile Capture function to automatically preserve the subject’s smiling face.

8-scene Auto Picture mode
for hands-off selection of the most appropriate shooting mode

For a given subject or scene, the Optio E90's sophisticated Auto Picture mode automatically selects the most appropriate shooting mode from eight different options (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower and Candlelight) and optimizes exposure and other settings to produce beautiful, lively images.

Auto-Tracking AF
to maintain constant focus on active subjects for timely shutter release

Once the subject is captured in focus, the Optio E90's Auto-Tracking AF mode keeps it in focus, even when it moves around within the image field. Since this eliminates the need for frequent refocusing, you can effortlessly capture the decisive moment, even when the subject is an active child or unpredictable pet.

Digital filters
to add artistic visual effects

In addition to the conventional monochrome, sepia and color filters, the Optio E90 offers such creative filters as Fish-Eye, Twinkle and Brightness to add personal, artistic touches to recorded images.

Frame Composite function
to add a favorite photo frame to your image

The Optio E90 comes with 20 different photo frames to produce eye-catching, fun-packed pictures, without the help of a personal computer.

World-time and calendar functions
for on-the-road convenience around the globe

World-time clock to display standard time in 28 time zones

The Optio E90's built-in clock is a handy tool on overseas trips, as it provides the real-time display of standard time in 75 cities in 28 time zones around the world, as well as the time difference between your home town and travel destination.

Calendar function for day-by-day display of captured images

Since the Optio E90's calendar function automatically files captured images into day-by-day folders, you can instantly recall the images recorded on a particular day by selecting that day on the calendar screen.

Other features
  • Macro mode to take close-up images from a distance of a mere 10cm
  • 16-image continuous shooting mode, convenient for fast-action applications such as golf swing analysis
  • Beautiful, high-quality movie clips, recorded at a frame rate of 30 frames per second
  • Digital Panorama mode to compose an extra-wide-perspective picture from multiple images
  • Face Magnification mode to automatically magnify the faces recorded in the Face Recognition AE & AF function during playback

For Printing

Optio A20Compatibility with Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching and DPOF

The Optio E90 is compatible with Exif Print and PRINT Image Matching III to produce beautiful printouts faithful to the camera data. It is also compatible with DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) to control the number of prints and date imprint information.

For Image Editing

Image transfer to PC via USB cable

Using the included USB cable, you can easily transfer images captured by the Optio E90 to your PC, for use on a Web site or in a personal photo album.

ArcSoft Media Impression 2.0 for PENTAX software (Windows and Mac versions) for image viewing and filing

ArcSoft logoThe Optio E90 comes with the ArcSoft Media Impression 2.0 for PENTAX software (available on the accompanying CD-ROM) for the viewing. filing and editing of recorded still images and movie clips on a PC.

For TV Monitor Viewing and Image Copying

AV output terminal (AV cable included) for easy TV monitor viewing

When you like to share recorded images and movies with your family or friends, simply connect the Optio E90 to a TV monitor via the optional AV cable. You can play back memorable scenes and sounds on a larger screen for great fun.

Copying memorable images and movies to DVD and videotape

When you want to share special memories with your friends or relatives, you can make copies of recorded images or movies on a DVD or videotape, simply by connecting the Optio E90 to a DVD recorder or video deck via the included AV cable. Such copies also allow other people to watch the memorable scenes comfortably on a larger TV or projector screen.

Optio E90 standard accessories

· Two AA-size alkaline batteries · USB cable · Strap · Software (CD-ROM)

Software (CD-ROM)

· ArcSoft Media Impression 2.0 for PENTAX image viewing, filing and editing software (Windows version)
· ArcSoft Media Impression 2.0 for PENTAX image viewing, filing and editing software (Macintosh version)

USB connection requirements:

· PCs running Windows XP (SP2), Vista™ or 7
· Macintosh computers running OS X (Ver. 10.3.9, 10.4, 105 or 10.6)

· The operating system must be pre-installed and updated to the latest version.
· The computer must be equipped with USB terminals.

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