Pentax Optio A30 Gets DivX Certification

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DivX Inc. and Pentax Imaging Co. have jointly announced the DivX certification of the Pentax Optio A30 digital camera. This is the sixth camera in 18 months from Pentax to get the certification.

DivX-certified products have undergone a test to ensure compatibility and interoperability with other DivX devices specifically on video creation and playback.

The $350 Pentax Optio A30 sports 10 megapixels, a 1/1.8-inch CCD image sensor, and a 2.5” LCD screen. It also touts a Shake Reduction feature enabled by a gyro-sensor in its shifting CCD system.

In addition, the Optio A30 is equipped with a Face Recognition AF & AE function that automatically detects and focuses on faces, regardless of where the people appear in the photo frame. Its video recording mode captures VGA movies at 30fps.


Published by Chris Malinao

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