Pentax Optio RS1000 - Test Shots – Exposure Evaluation



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Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image.


The wide-angle end is equivalent to 27.5mm.


The telephoto end is equivalent to 110mm.


Colour rendition is pale and undersaturated.


Score in detail

  • Value 8
  • Image Quality 3
  • Build Quality 8


Camera type Ultra Compact
Megapixels (Megapixel) 14.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 4x
Image Sensor 1/2.33-inchCCD
Optical focal length 4.9-19.6mm in 35mm terms
Shutter speed 4-1/2000 secs
Auto focus TTL contrast detection AF, Face Detection
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 4288x3216
Other resolutions 10MP (4224x2376), 7MP (3072x2304), 2MP (16:9) (1920X1080), 640 (640X480)
Focus range Wide/Tele: 40cm - infinity, Macro:8cm
Exposure control Program, Auto, Pict, 15 scene modes
Exposure metering Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted
Exposure compensation 1/3 EV steps, +/- 2EV
Image Stabilisation N/A
ISO settings Auto, 80-1600, 3200-6400 at 5MP
LCD Monitor 3-inch, 920k dot resolution LCD
Viewfinder N/A
Flash range Wide: 0.15m-4.8m (ISO Auto), Tele: 0.4m-2.6m (ISO Auto)
Flash modes Flash on/off, Red eye reduction
White balance modes Auto, daylight, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, manual setting
Drive modes Single, continuous, HS continuous
Image formats JPEG, EXIF 2.2
Picture adjustments Sharpness, contrast, saturation
Video (max res/format) 1280x720 at 30fps
Movie length Card capacity
Self timer 10/2 secs
Memory card slot SD/SDHC
Supplied memory 18.4MB internal
Batteries supplied Li-on rechargeable, 720mAh
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output PAL/NTSC
Charging/Computer Connection USB 2.0
AV Out Yes
Manual Basic printed guide, full manual on CD

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 92mm
Depth (Millimeter) 56mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 113g (130g including batteries and card)kg