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Pentax Optio X90 Digital Camera with 12.1 Megapixel, 26x Optical Zoom, HDMI Port and 2.7 inch LCD Screen - Black

SKU: IPXOX90 MFR: 16561
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About this item

Kick the megazoom category up another notch with the PENTAX X90 digital camera. Featuring an extra-wide zoom, longer battery life and an electronic viewfinder, the X90 delivers effortless picture-taking in a wide variety of situations to photographers of all levels.

What's Included With This Item

  • Pentax Optio X90 Digital Camera
  • USB Cable (I-USB7)
  • AV Cable (I-AVC7)
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (D-LI106)
  • Battery Charge Cradle (D-BC106)
  • AC Plug Cord
  • Strap (O-ST92)
  • Lens Cap (O-LC106)
  • Software CD-ROM (S-SW104)
  • Pentax Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Zoom range/performance (7) , Easy to use (6) , Large clear LCD (5) , Good image quality (4) , Compact (3) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (3) , Good in low light (3) , Image stabilization (3) , Short lag time (3)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (5) , Travel (5) , Wildlife (5) , Family photos (4) , Landscape/scenery (4) , Low light (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (4) , Semi-pro photographer (2) , Casual photographer (1)

Key Features

  • A megazoom 26X super-telephoto lens (26-676mm equivalent) ensures extreme flexibility for any subject near or far.
  • The 12.1 megapixel sensor is ideal for large prints or cropping flexibility.
  • Effortlessly compose and playback images and video on the 2.7 inch LCD with anti-reflection coating, or through the electronic viewfinder with diopter adjustment.
  • Perfectly blends technology from both digital compact and SLR cameras, including powerful automatic operation or creative manual and priority modes.
  • An HDMI port plays back beautiful high resolution images and video on HDTV's.
  • Triple Shake Reduction technology includes a mechanical sensor-shift mechanism, digital high ISO SR and Movie SR, for sharp images, even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
  • High speed continuous shooting up to 11 frames per second captures even the fastest action.
  • Fast Face Detection technology quickly finds up to 32 faces for perfectly focused and exposed portraits.
  • Capture even the smallest and closest subjects as near as 1cm with Super Macro mode.

Technical Specs

Camera Type Megazoom Digital Camera
Sensor Type 1/2.33" interline transfer CCD with primary color filter
Sensor Effective pixels 12.1
Sensor Total pixels 12.7
Sensor Recorded resolutions Still: 12M (4000x3000), 10.7M (3:2, 4000x2672), 9M (16:9, 4000x2256), 9M (1:1, 2992x2992), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
Movie: HD (1280x720p30/15), VGA (640x480p30/15), QVGA (320x240p30/15)
LCD screen 2.7" TFT color LCD with anti-reflective coating
LCD resolution 230,000 dots
Wide angle viewable Yes
Viewfinder Yes, EVF, 200,000 dots with diopter control
Flash Type Retractable popup series-control auto flash
Flash modes Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye
Effective range 30' (wide, auto ISO), 17' (tele, auto ISO)
Ports USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV Out, HDMI (type D)
Video out NTSC, PAL (HDMI out supports Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)
Language Support English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese
ISO Sensitivity Auto: 80-1600 auto range adjustable, Digital SR 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M) Manual: 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M)
Shutter Type Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in TV, AV, M, Night Scene modes)
Drive Mode selection One Shot, Continuous, Burst (L, M, H) (5M), Self Timer, Interval, Auto Bracket
Continuous FPS Approx 1.12 FPS, Burst L 4 FPS for 6 frames (5M), Burst M 7.14 FPS for 6 frames (5M), Burst H 11.11 FPS for 15 frames (5M)
Self-timer Yes (10 sec, 2 sec)
File Formats Still: JPG (EXIF 2.2), DCF 2.0, DPOF, Print Image Matching III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG)
WAV (PCM), monaural
Lens Type/construction PENTAX zoom lens, 14 elements, 11 groups (4 aspheric elements, 3 ED elements)
Optical zoom 26X Focal length (equiv.): 4.6-119.6mm (26-676mm)
Digital zoom 6.25X
Combined zoom 162.5X
Intelligent zoom Approx 33.9X at 7M to 162.5X at VGA
Lens Aperture F2.8-5.0
Focus Type TTL contrast detection autofocus
Focus modes 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Manual, Focus Point Selection
Manual focus Yes
Macro focus Yes, Macro and Super Macro available
Focus lock Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus range Normal: 1.31' to infinity (wide), 5.6' to infinity (tele)
Macro: 0.33-1.64' (wide to mid zoom)
Super Macro: 0.03-0.98' (at mid zoom, set automatically)
Storage Media Internal memory: 31.2 MB Removable memory: SD, SDHC
Power source Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI106
Recordable images Approx 255
Playback time Approx 360 min
Movie recording time Approx 100 min
AC adapter available Yes (optional)
Timing Startup: Approx 1.6 sec Release lag: Approx 0.021 sec
Image Stabilization Still: Sensor-Shift SR, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M)
Movie: Movie SR
White Balance Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N)
Manual mode(s): Yes
Capture Modes selection Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower), Sport, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M), Movie, USER, Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program, Scene (Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Backlight, Half Length Portrait (3M), Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Stage Lighting (2M), Surf & Snow, Baby, Kids, Pet, Food, Fireworks, Frame Composite (3M), Party, Museum, Sunset, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame))
Green Green simplified mode available Yes
Capture Modes: Face detection available Yes (up to 32 faces in 0.03 sec), Smile Capture, Blink Detection
Capture Modes: P/A/S/M/B P, A, S, M
Capture Modes: Date stamp Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
Capture Modes: Digital filters (capture) Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome)
Capture Modes: Dynamic Range Adjustment Yes, highlight and shadow correction
Playback Mode selection One Shot, Index (4 or 9 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar
Playback Mode pallet Small Face Filter, Slideshow, Digital Filter, Frame Composite (3M), Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Image Rotation, Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Image Recovery, Startup Screen, Face Zooming
Playback Mode Magnification Up to 10X, scrollable
Digital filters (playback) B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness
Playback Mode Movie edit Save as still image, movie divide
Computer System Requirements Windows: Windows XP/Vista/7, USB port Mac: MacOS-X 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, USB port
Construction material(s) Reinforced polycarbonate plastic
Operating temperature 32-104°F
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.4 x 3.3 x 4.3"
Weight Without battery or removable memory: 14.1 oz
Loaded and ready: 15.1 oz
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