Pentax Optio WG-1 Review - Sample Images: General Images Review

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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

Pentax WG-1
And the WG-1 is capable of producing sharp edges too
1/640sec @ f/4.2, 28mm, ISO 80, AWB

Score


Score in detail

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