Pentax Optio W30 Review - Test Shots – Full Res Crops Review

”A range of test shots are shown over the next two pages. Here, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and in some case a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.”


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Here’s my usual test shot for detail comparison. Click for the full-size image or see below for a full-res crop.


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Thanks to the excellent Pentax lens the level of detail is very good, toward the high end for 7MP cameras.


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The lens does produce quite a bit of spherical distortion at the wide-angle end, the price it pays for its unique non-protruding design.


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The wide-angle end is equivalent to 38mm, not particularly wide at all.


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The telephoto end is equivalent to 114mm.


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