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Pentax WG-1 - Sample Images: General Images

Audley Jarvis

By Audley Jarvis

Reviewed:

Summary

Our Score:

8

User Score:

Pentax WG-1 5

At 28mm the WG-1 covers a wide field of view

1/400sec @ f/4.2, 28mm, ISO 80, AWB

Pentax WG-1

At full telephoto the WG-1 lens reaches 140mm

1/250sec @ f/5.5, 140mm, ISO 160, AWB

Pentax WG-1

It's possible to use the centre AF-point to choose a point of focus - here it's the purple flower

1/500sec @ f/4.2, 28mm, ISO 80, AWB

Pentax WG-1 3

The WG-1 scores highly for its macro capabilities

1/250sec @ f/4.6, 28mm, ISO 80, AWB

Pentax WG-1

Colour can be quite punchy in Program mode

1/400sec @ f/3.5, 37mm, ISO 80, AWB

Pentax WG-1 5

But the WG-1 tends to offer more punch when used in Auto Picture mode

1/800sec @ f/4.2, 28mm, ISO 100, AWB

Pentax WG-1 3

Detail is well resolved - for a tough compact with a folded lens design

1/800sec @ f/5.8, 72mm, ISO 100, AWB

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And the WG-1 is capable of producing sharp edges too

1/640sec @ f/4.2, 28mm, ISO 80, AWB

Overall Score

8

Scores In Detail

  • Build Quality 9
  • Design & Features 7
  • Image Quality 8
  • Value 8

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