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  • Pentax announces rugged waterproof point-and-shoot cameras

    Two new cameras, the WG-3 and WG-3 GPS, have arrived in the Pentax collection. Both cameras feature the highest depth rating in the WG series, with a waterproof depth of 14 meters (which is very impressive for a point-and-shoot camera), and the specs are damn good as well for such a compact package. As would be expected, the WG-3 GPS adds GPS positioning and travel log data to photos, and also features wireless recharging, a digital compass, and a gauge showing water depth, altitude, and pressure. Video recording is up to 1080p HD with a backlit 16-megapixel image sensor...

  • Pentax Q10 review: The world’s smallest, lightest CSC

    The Pentax Q10 is the second in the Q series of compact system cameras (CSCs) that offer the flexibility of interchangeable lenses with a camera that is no bigger or heavier than many high-end compact cameras. Although the Pentax Q10 is largely based on the Pentax Q, the new model boasts several improvements to the performance and operation of the camera. The same reduced size Q-mount has been used, along with the relatively small 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor format that produces a crop factor of 5.5x. Paired with a 5-15mm f/2.8-4.5 standard zoom, the camera is priced at £379.99/US$529.99 (around AU$579), which is considerably cheaper...