Pentax Optio S1 Digital Camera


What does the 30% ReviewGist Score mean?

Pentax Optio S1 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 30%. This is because even though the Pentax Optio S1 has garnered positive reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Positive ratings from over 24 review sources with an average rating of 3.0 stars. Top review sources include stars),, stars) and
  • Released 3 years 10 months ago (Mar 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Image Sensor Type CCD
Optical Zoom 5.0 x
Resolution 14.0 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in.
HD Recording Format 720p (HDTV)
Digital Zoom 6.7 x
Focal Length 5 - 25 mm
Focus Range 15.75 in. to Infinity (w) / 39.37 in. to Infinity (t)
Focus Type Autofocus
Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lens
Macro Focus Range 1.97 - 11.81 in. (w) / 11.81 - 19.68 in. (t)
35mm Zoom Lens 28 - 140 mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 14.0 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4288 x 3216, 3216 x 3216, 4224 x 2376, 3072 x 2304, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
Image Sensor Size 7.7 mm
Video Format AVI, Motion JPEG, HD (High Definition)
Video Resolutions 320 x 240, 640 x 480 (VGA), HD (1280 x 720)
Video Speed 30.0 fps
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f3.9/f5.7 (w/t)
Shutter Speed 1/4 - 1/6000 sec
White Balance Auto, Manual, Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Tungsten (Preset), Shade (Preset)
Min. ISO Speed 80.0
Max. ISO Speed 6400.0
Compression Type JPEG, DPOF, DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3
Memory Type Built-in, SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Flash Off, Auto Flash, Fill-in Flash, Red-eye Reduction Flash
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds Auto (80-1600), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Protected Position Not LCD Protected Position
LCD Screen Resolution 230000.0 pixels
Viewfinder Without Viewfinder
Interface Type USB 2.0
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 180.0 Images
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Self Timer 2 Sec., 10 Sec.
Depth 0.79 in.
Height 2.13 in.
Weight 0.24 lb.
Width 3.54 in.
Exterior Color Green, White, Black
Included Accessories Software, USB Cable, Strap, AC Power Cord, AV Cable, Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
Product ID 107077173
Release Date March, 2011
System Requirements
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 7
ReviewGist ID 64208,107077173

Manufacturer Description

14 Megapixel, Ultra-Compact Camera, 2.7 in. LCD Screen, 5x Optical Zoom, With High Definition Video, Weight: 0.24 lb.
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