Pentax Optio WG-2 Review
The Pentax Optio WG2 is a 13th generation rugged waterproof digital camera and also adventure proof and perfect for almost any environment from hot to cold, dry to wet, in rain, snow, surf, sand or dust. It has a backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor which offers superior high resolution imaging with no-compromise in image quality, color accuracy and noise performance. It has a digital microscope mode which uses 6 macro LEDs and detachable macro focus ring for perfect focus and smooth, even lighting around the smallest of subjects as close as 1cm from the front of the camera. This camera’s large 3-inch LCD features a wide angle viewable HVGA resolution screen (460,000 dots) while anti-reflective coating on the screen’s protective acrylic panel greatly enhances visibility in brightly lit shooting conditions.
It is Waterproof to a depth of 40 feet is perfect for use when submerged in a pool, lake, ocean or simply when caught in a sudden downpour. This camera is a Crushproof construction that withstands weights up to 220 LBF (pound-force), preventing damage at the bottom of a backpack or handbag or when accidentally wedged between a body and solid object. It has a Dustproof design which protects the camera from dry and dusty environments from the beach to the desert. This a Shockproof camera since its ruggedized design protects from drops up to 5 feet ensuring stable operation during rigorous activity or life’s everyday circumstances. It is also a Cold-proof to subfreezing temperatures of minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F) is ideal for use in cold, snowy, wet conditions from skiing to snowmobiling, snowshoeing to sledding or just building a snowman in the front yard.
Expert photographers would rejoice with its design which is perfect for almost any environment whether hot or cold, dry or wet, through sunshine or rain, sandy or dusty places. These photographers could take wonderful shots even if they are underwater without additional lighting through this rugged little camera. Most students would enjoy using this camera because of its digital microscope which is great in conducting their laboratory experiments where they could even see as much pictures of micro-organisms as they could. Lots of beach lovers won’t have any second thought of bringing this camera since they would be able to take pictures even under wet condition from sea surfing or skiing.
Adventurous people would have been to many places, whether they are under waterfalls, inside the jungles, dusty or cold environment it doesn’t matter for them, because this camera wouldn’t be affected as this is designed to be dustproof and cold-proof as well. Lots of families would be complementing this Pentax Optio WG2 as they would enjoy having fun together with their household members taking pictures, whether indoor or outdoor, this camera will continue to be as good as it has been so far.This camera will remain sharp, having clear outdoor pictures and become a good family friend, too. This is a great all around camera that nobody will be ashamed of!
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