Pentax Optio A40 Review - Test shots – Exposure evaluation Review

”A range of general test shots are shown on this page to show the overall image quality under various conditions, as well as the wide-angle and telephoto capabilities. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


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The wide angle end of the zoom range is equivalent to 38mm, not very wide, but about average for a 3x zoom compact.


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The telephoto end is equivalent to 114mm, also about average for this class of camera.


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There next three shots show the effect of the Dynamic Range Adjuster.


DRA Off.


DRA Weak.


DRA Strong.


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Colour reproduction in antural light is superb.


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Close range flash exposure is also very good.


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Macro focusing range is 6cm.


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Trusted Score


Score in detail

  • Value 6
  • Image Quality 8

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