Pentax Unveils X90 Megazoom Camera

Pentax X90 26X Megazoom Camera

The latest model in Pentax’s line of megazoom digital cameras is the Pentax X90, with 26X zoom delivering a super-telephoto equivalent range of 26mm to 676mm.

Pentax lists the important features of the X90:

• 12.1 megapixel sensor, ideal for large prints or cropping flexibility
• 2.7 inch LCD with anti-reflection coating or electronic viewfinder with new diopter adjustment for composing and playback of images and video
• Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card connectivity for built-in Wi-Fi capability to transfer photos and videos from the camera to a computer or an online sharing site such as Picasaweb, Flickr, Facebook and YouTube (Eye-fi cards sold separately.)
• HDMI port plays back beautiful high resolution images and video on HDTVs
• A perfect blend of digital compact and SLR technology including powerful automatic operation or creative manual and priority modes
• Triple Shake Reduction technology includes a high quality mechanical sensor-shift SR mechanism, Digital Pixel Track and high ISO SR, and Movie SR
• High speed continuous shooting up to 11 frames per second
• Fast Face Detection technology quickly finds up to 32 faces
• Powerful, lightweight Lithium Ion battery and improved power efficiency

The Pentax X90 will be available in April 2010 at a retail price of $400.

[Via: Pentax]

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.