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Pentax XG-1 16MP Digital Point & Shoot Camera, 52X Optical Zoom, DSLR-like appearance, Full HD 1080p, Large 3" LCD screen

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PENTAX XG-1 digital camera, with its high-magnification 52-times optical zoom lens covering ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto ranges, this All-in-One model performs superbly in a wide range of shooting opportunities, without the need for lens changes.

The PENTAX XG-1 is designed to be a versatile, all-purpose model ideal for a variety of applications and situations, including fast-action sports. Its compact, lightweight, easy-to-carry body contains an array of outstanding basic features, including a powerful 52-times optical zoom lens, approximately 16.0 effective megapixels for high-resolution images, and a large, easy-to-view 3.0-inch LCD monitor. It boasts a stylish, high-grade design resembling PENTAX-brand SLR cameras. It comes equipped with a sensor-shift-type SR (Shake Reduction) system, which effectively minimizes annoying camera shake, even under demanding, shake-prone conditions, such as when using the zoom lens's telephoto range, shooting with incident light only in poorly lit locations, or photographing sunset scenes. In order to provide the photographer with a greater range of creative, convenient options, it also features such innovative tools as: 1cm Macro mode for the capture of dramatic close-up images from just one centimeter away; high-speed continuous shooting of up to 60 images per second; and HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode to synthesize an ultra-wide-gradation image from three images taken at varying exposure levels.

Pentax XG-1 Features

  • The stylish and versatile PENTAX XG-1 is a 52X Megazoom camera with and features.
  • Fast f/2.8-5.6, 52X extreme-telephoto zoom lens (24mm - 1248mm equivalent) and 4X digital zoom (combined 208X)!
  • Large 3 inch LCD screen (460K dots) provides clear viewing for ease of composition and playback.
  • 201,000 dot resolution electronic viewfinder for a clear view of your subject.
  • Shake Reduction technology includes mechanical sensor-shift mechanism, Dual SR(Sensor-Shift and Pixel-Track), High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR) and Movie SR, for sharp images, even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
  • 16MP CMOS sensor offers superior quality, high-resolution imaging.
  • Macro focus as close as 1 centimeter from the subject to capture the smallest details.
  • High-speed continuous shooting mode with a maximum speed of approximately 60 images per second (VGA), fast continuous shooting mode at approximately 30 images per second (4M), continuous at 9 images per second (16M).
  • An HDMI port plays back beautiful high resolution images and video on HDTV's.
  • Capture full HD 1080p widescreen video at 30 FPS with high- quality h.264 compression.
  • Compatibility with Eye-Fi wireless LAN SD memory cards.

Pentax XG-1 Specifications

Effective pixels: 16MP
Total pixels: 16.79MP
1/2.3" Backlit CMOS
File Resolutions
Still: (4:3) 16M (4608x3456), 10M (3648x2736), 5M (2592x1944), 5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 0.3M(640x480) (3:2) 14M (4608x3072) (16:9) 12M (4608x3072), 2M (1920x1080)
Movie: HD 1920(1920x1080): approx. 30 fps, 1280(1280x720): approx.60/30 fps, 640(640x480): approx. 30 fps
Quality Levels
(best), (fine), (normal)
Type/construction: smc PENTAX zoom lens - 15 elements in13 groups (6 aspherical elements)
Optical zoom: 52X
Focal length (equiv.): 4.3mm - 223.6mm (24 - 1248mm)
Digital zoom: approx. 4X
Combined zoom: approx. 208X
Aperture: f/2.8- 5.6
LCD screen: 3.0 inch
LCD resolution: 460,000 dots
Viewfinder: Electronic Viewfinder, approx. 200K dots. (Equipped with diopter adjustment
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus.
Focus modes: Single-AF, Multi-AF, Object Tracking , Face detection AF, Cont. AF
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1 cm Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus Range
Normal: 1.97' to infinity (wide), 9.8' to infinity (tele)
Macro: 0.98' (wide to mid zoom)
1cm Macro: 0.03' (at mid zoom, set automatically)
Type: Retractable popup series-control auto flashion Flash Off, Flash Auto, Flash ON, Slow Sync., Slow Sync.+ Red-Eye, Red-Eye Reduction
Effective range: Wide: approx. 1.64 ft - 20 ft (ISO 800) Tele: approx. 3.9 ft - 12 ft (ISO 800)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Storage Media
Internal memory: (approx. 15.4 MB)
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, Eye-Fi
Eye-Fi Compatible
Image Stabilization
Still: Sensor-Shift SR, Digital SR
Movie: Movie SR
Metering System
Type: TTL
Face: Yes
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
Exposure compensation: ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, (ISO 100 - 3200)
White Balance
AWB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent, Manual WB,
Color Temp (1900K, 3000K, 3500, 5500, 7000, 9000K, 10000K)
Type: Programmed AE lens shutter and sensor electronic shutter
Shutter speed: 4 sec. - 1/2000 sec., 30 sec at most (Manual mode setting)
Capture Modes
Mode selection: Auto Mode, Program AE, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual Mode, Face Beautifier, Handheld Night, Screen Mode, Pet Mode, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Sport, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Children, Party, Movie Mode, Custom Settings
Face detection: Yes (AF&AE is available in all modes, up to 12 faces)
Pet detection - up to 10 pet faces
Smile Capture
Blink Detection
Date Imprint : Yes. (Date, Date & time)
Drive Modes
Mode selection: Single, Continuous Shooting, Cont. Shooting-High Speed (VGA), Cont. Shooting-Fast (4M), Time-Lapse (30sec / 1min / 5min / 10min).
Continuous Shooting: Approx. 0.67 fps.
Burst Shooting: (L): approx. 4.7 frame/sec (for up to 10 frames), (H):approx. 10 frames/sec (for up to 20 frames)
Remote control: Yes
Playback Modes
Mode selection: Single, Index (9/16 Thumbnails), Slide Show, Date, Burst Shooting, Zoom (Approx. ×2 - ×8), Movie
Mode pallet:
Digital filters (capture): Vivid, Japan Style (8M), Italian Style (8M), French Style (8M), Punk (4M), Black and White, Sepia, Partial Color-Red, Partial Color-Blue, Partial Color-Yellow, Partial Color-Green, Negative(8M), Dreamy, Vignetting, Salon, Fish Eye, Reflection, 4 Grids - Stylish (2M), HDR, Red-Eye Reduction, Skin Soften, Eye Brightening, Eye Enlargement, Rotate, Resize, Trim
File Formats
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, Print Image Matching III
Movie: MOV AVC/H.264 (.mov), Audio (Linear PCM, stereo)
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, PC/AV Out, HDMI (type D), DC Input Terminal
Video out: NTSC, PAL (HDMI out supports Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion LB-060
Recordable images (approx): 240
Playback time (approx) : 200 min
Movie recording time (approx): 200 min.
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.7 x 3.5 x 3.8"
Weight: Without battery or removable memory: 19 oz - Loaded and ready: 20 oz
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic
Operating temperature: 32-104°F
Startup: Approx 2.0 sec
Release lag: Approx 0.2 sec
Language Support
English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Greek, Turkish, Hungarian, Croatian, Czech, Arabic, Hindi
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