Pentax Goes Retro With The Optio I-10

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Just a few weeks ahead of PMA, Pentax has just announced two new compact digital point-and-shoot models and an update to a cheap-o line.

Retro seems to be the way to go for camera manufacturers these days and Pentax is jumping on the bandwagon with the brand new Optio I-series. The I-10’s design is reminiscent of classic SLR styling with modern day features including: a 12.1-megapixel CCD sensor, 2.7-inch widescreen LCD, HD (720p) video capture at 30fps, and a 5x optical zoom lens (28mm-140mm). It can even be triggered remotely and comes with a mechanical sensor shift shake reduction system as well as Pixel Track Shake Reduction for blur-free images.

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Spec sheet can be downloaded here (PDF). The Optio I-10 ships next month for $299.95 in Classic Black and Pearl White.

Next up is the H90 with similar features to the I-90 and “contemporary design.”

Specs can be found here (PDF). The H90 also ships next month in Orange-Silver, Matte Black and Ceramic White for $179.95.

And then there’s the E90 with its 10-megapixel sensor and 2.7-inch LCD. The E90 ships next month for $99.95. Specs can be found here (PDF).

Pre-order any or all three now at the Pentax Web Store.

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