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Pentax Optio P80 - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.

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Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture. File size: 2.1MB

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The heavy file compression and mediocre lens quality limit the recorded detail, but the overcast weather conditions didn't help either.

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The lens produces quite a lot of wide angle distortion, but it is is corrected electronically.

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Centre sharpness is reasonably good, but a bit lacking in contrast.

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There is some corner blurring and a trace of CA, but it's pretty minor.

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