PENTAX announces the X90 digital camera

PENTAX Imaging Company announced the latest model in the manufacturer’s megazoom digital camera line: the PENTAX X90.  Featuring an extra-wide zoom, longer battery life than its predecessor and an electronic viewfinder, the X90 delivers effortless picture-taking in a wide variety of situations to photographers of all levels. The key feature of the PENTAX X90 is the 26X megazoom, super-telephoto lens (26-676mm equivalent) also designed with a Macro mode that focuses to less than one inch away to capture images of subjects that are near or far.


Other important features of the PENTAX X90 include:

  • 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

Priced at $399.95 USD,  the PENTAX X90 will ship in April 2010.


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