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Digital Compact Cameras: Optio S10

Optio S10
A Pair of Sophisticated Modes to Capture Lovely and Lively Faces

Natural Skin Mode for Beautiful,
Healthy Skin Tones
The Optio S10 features the new-generation Face-Recognition AF & AE function. Combined with the Natural Skin shooting mode, which eliminates the annoying digital noise on the subject's skin area to produce smooth, natural skin tones, it captures beautiful faces, frame after frame.

Best Framing Automatically Assured to Simplify Portrait Shooting
The Optio S10 comes equipped with the user-friendly Half-length Portrait mode, which assures the best-balanced framing for portrait images, based on the size and position of the subject's face initially detected by the camera, to simplify portrait shooting.

Note: The image size is fixed at 3.0 megapixels when the Half-length Portrait mode is selected.

One of the Most Compact in 10.0-Effective-Megapixels Class

One of the Most Compact in 10.0-Effective-Megapixels ClassThe Optio S10 is one of the most compact, lightweight in the 10-effective-megapixels class. Despite its compact dimensions however, it delivers outstanding, high-quality images. In addition, it features a wide-view LCD monitor to assure easy viewing from many different angles. Thanks to its built-in LCD booster, you can check captured images effortlessly even under harsh sunshine.

Double Protection for Blur-Free Still Images and Movie Clips
Digital SR
to Push Sensitivity up to ISO 3200 at Night and in the Dark

The Optio S10's Digital SR (Shake Reduction) system comes handy in the dark. When it detects low-lighting conditions, it automatically raises the sensitivity level up to ISO 3200 to prevent camera or subject shake.

Movie SR
for Blur-Free Movie Clips

The Optio S10's Movie SR (Shake Reduction) system minimizes annoying camera shake in movie shooting, while letting you capture VGA-format movie clips (30 frames per second) at sizes up to 640 x 480 pixels. Coupled with the digital movie anti-shake function, it assures high-quality, blur-free movie clips in a wide variety of applications.


Auto-Tracking AF
to Maintain Constant Focus on Active Subjects for Timely Shutter Releases

Once the subject is captured in focus, the Optio S10's auto-tracking AF mode keeps it in crisp focus, even when it moves around in the image field. By eliminating the need for frequent refocusing, this lets you effortlessly capture the decisive moment, even when the subject is an active child or unpredictable pet.

Mode Palettes
to Offer Instant Setting of Shooting and Playback Modes via Simple Icon Selection
Mode Palettes
Shooting Mode Palette

The Optio S10 features a user-friendly shooting mode palette to simplify the troublesome mode-selection process. All you have to do to set the desired shooting mode is select the icon on the screen corresponding to your desired mode. The Optio S10 takes care of the rest for you, producing beautiful images frame after frame.

Playback Mode Palette

The Optio S10's playback mode palette offers a set of icons corresponding to the image-editing and photo-retouching functions available after shooting, including trimming and resizing tools and digital filters. This palette assures quick, effortless setting of the desired function to facilitate image-processing operations.

Innovative Sliding Lens System
for Space-Efficient Lens Storage
Innovative Sliding Lens System for Space-Efficient Lens Storage

The Optio S10 features the PENTAX-developed Sliding Lens System, which stores the zoom lens in two vertical steps. This reduces the overall camera size and enhances portability without adverse effects on optical performance or image quality.

Digital Filters
to Add Artistic Touches

Since the Optio S10 offers a set of digital filters, including color, digital and brightness, you can effortlessly edit captured images to add creative and artistic touches — a fun, exciting feature available only to digital camera users.

Photo Frames
to Customize Images for Special Occasions

The Optio S10 lets you create an eye-catching framed image with great ease, either by displaying your choice of frame on the screen during shooting or by adding the most fitting frame to a recorded image. You can also replace these frames by downloading new ones from the PENTAX Web site.

World-Time and Calendar Functions
for On-the-Road Convenience around the Globe
World-Time Clock to Display Standard Time in 28 Time Zones
World-Time Clock to Display Standard Time in 28 Time Zones

The Optio S10's built-in clock is a handy tool on your overseas trips, since it provides real-time display of standard time in 75 cities in 28 time zones around the world. You can even check the time difference between your home town and travel destination on the menu screen.

Calendar Function for Day-by-Day Display of Captured Images
Calendar Function for Day-by-Day Display of Captured Images

Since the Optio S10'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. This feature allows you to keep accurate track of a trip or past events.


For Printing
PictBridge Compatibility for Direct Printing Convenience

PictBridgeWhen connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer via the included USB cable, the Optio S10 offers convenient direct printing, eliminating the need to transfer image data to your PC. This direct-printing convenience is available with any PictBridge-compatible printer, regardless of make or model.

Optio S10Compatibility with Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching and DPOF

The Optio S10 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 TV Monitor Viewing and Image Copying
AV Output Terminal for Easy TV Monitor Viewing

AV Output Terminal for Easy TV Monitor ViewingWhen connected to a TV monitor via the included AV cable, the Optio S10 lets you play back recorded images and movies with sound on a larger screen for fun viewing with family and friends.

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 S10 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.

For Image Editing
Image Transfer to PC via USB Cable

Image Transfer to PC via USB CableUsing the included USB cable, you can easily transfer images captured by the Optio S10 to your PC, for use on a Web site or in a photo album.

ACDSee for PENTAX (Windows and Mac versions) for Image Viewing and Filing

The Optio S10 comes with the ACDSee for PENTAX software (available on the accompanying CD-ROM) for the viewing and filing of recorded images on a PC. The Windows version offers a host of image editing functions, including brightness and color controls and special effects, for the production of refined, original images.


Convenient All-in-One Package

• Rechargeable lithium-ion battery • Battery charger • AC power cord • AV cable • USB cable • Strap

Software (CD-ROM)

• ACDSee for PENTAX image viewing, editing and filing software for Windows
• ACDSee for PENTAX image viewing and filing software for Macintosh

USB connection requirements:

• PCs running Windows 2000, XP or Vista™.
• Macintosh computers running OS 9.2 or X (Ver. 10.1.2 or later).

• 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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