Pentax Announces Optio M60 Compact Camera

Pentax Optio M60 Digital Camera

Pentax introduces another compact camera, the new Optio M60, offering a 10-megapixel CCD sensor, 5x zoom, 2.5-inch display and 8 shooting scene modes.

The company said the new camera utilizes an Advanced Auto Picture mode that lets the camera automatically select the scene mode. The Optio M60 is also equipped with a high-speed (0.03 sec) Face Recognition AF & AE function, which is useful when taking photos of people, as it automatically sets the focus and exposure.

It also features what Pentax calls Digital SR (shake reduction) mode which can reduce camera shakes and subject blurring during still-image photography. But what it does really is just boost the ISO (up to 6400) to let more light with a shorter shutter speed, not a sensor-based shake reduction.

Pentax has decided to release the Optio M60 in 3 colors: silver, pink and blue, but has not decided yet how to price the new camera or when to release it.

[Via: Pentax Japan]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

Leica M4 Black Paint Rangefinder Body CLA'd in Excellent Condition #1207337 picture
Leica M4 Black Paint Rangefinder Body CLA'd in Excellent Condition #1207337
Nikon M rangefinder film camera [super rare] from Japan serial  number 6091088 picture
Nikon M rangefinder film camera [super rare] from Japan serial number 6091088
EASTMAN KODAK RANGEFINDER+1930s+FAIRLY NICE COSMETIC CONDITION+NEEDS INTERNAL CL picture
EASTMAN KODAK RANGEFINDER+1930s+FAIRLY NICE COSMETIC CONDITION+NEEDS INTERNAL CL
MIR vintage Soviet USSR Russia Industar 50 rangefinder camera original lens 50mm picture
MIR vintage Soviet USSR Russia Industar 50 rangefinder camera original lens 50mm
**Very Rare** Vintage Yashica 35-F Rangefinder Film Camera w/f1.9 Lens #J001b picture
**Very Rare** Vintage Yashica 35-F Rangefinder Film Camera w/f1.9 Lens #J001b