Pentax Optio E90 Digital Camera with 10.1 Megapixels, 3x Optical Zoom Lens, 2.7" LCD, Black

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About this item

The Pentax Optio E90 Digital Camera boasts amazing ease of use in an ergonomic design that fits perfectly into your pocket. Featuring a textured rubberized surface, large control buttons and a highly intuitive menu system, the E90 makes taking great pictures as simple as point and shoot. The camera records still images at a resolution of up to 10.1 megapixels with superb color saturation and life-like detail. Auto Picture Mode, Face Recognition Autofocus and the revolutionary High Sensitivity Digital SR Mode (with ISO up to 6400) ensure perfect photos under even the most challenging lighting conditions.

A highly flexible 3x optical zoom lens provides coverage for everything from scenic landscapes to portraits of family and friends. Easy to carry and even easier to use, the Pentax Optio E90 is an excellent choice for capturing personal photos and video.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Compact (12) , Easy to use (12) , Large clear LCD (12) , Good image quality (10) , Zoom range/performance (7) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (6) , Image stabilization (6) , Nice body color (6) , Short lag time (5) , Good in low light (4)
No viewfinder (5) , Limited zoom (3)
Best Uses:
Family photos (12) , Travel (10) , Landscape/scenery (9) , Low light (5) , Weddings (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (6) , Casual photographer (5) , Semi-pro photographer (1)

Key Features

  • 10.1 Megapixel Resolution: The 10.1 megapixel CCD sensor boasts ample resolution for detailed images, large prints and cropping flexibility.
  • Pentax Optics: The 3x wide-angle Pentax optical zoom lens offers a 35mm focal equivalent of 31.5-94.5mm - perfect for everything from landscapes to portrait photography.
  • 2.7" LCD: The large 2.7" LCD provides accurate composition and playback of still images and video.
  • Auto Picture Mode: Auto Picture Mode allows the camera to automatically analyze shooting conditions for Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene and Program modes and optimize exposures based on subject data.
  • Face Detection: Advanced Face Detection technology recognizes the people in your composition for easy portraits or group photos.
  • High Sensitivity: With sensitivity up to ISO 6400, the camera boasts faster shutter response to freeze subject movement, thus ensuring your photos are captured with optimum sharpness even under low lighting conditions.
  • Large Controls & Intuitive Menu System: A large shutter button and oversized function controls on the back of the camera ensure simple, ergonomic operation, even with large or unsteady hands. The easy-to-read camera menus make customizing your photo experience fast and intuitive.
  • Slim Design: At just over 1" thin, the stylish design of the E90 fits easily into your pocket.
  • AA-size Battery Convenience: Compatibility with easy-to-find AA batteries is ideal for travel, without having to carry battery charging equipment or international power adapters.

Technical Specs

Camera Type Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
Resolution Effective: 10.6MP, Recorded: 10.1MP
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats JPEG, AVI
Color Spaces sRGB
Image Stabilization Optical: No, Digital: Yes
Lens 5.7-17.1mm f/2.9-5.2 (35mm film equivalent: 31.5-94.5mm)
Zoom Optical: 3x, Digital: 5.7x
Focus Type Autofocus
Focus Range Normal: 1.64' (0.5m) - infinity
Macro: 0.33' (10.06cm) - 1.97' (0.60m)
Sensitivity ISO 64-1600 (expandable to 3200 and 6400) 1
Shutter Speeds 1/2000 - 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene Mode)
Metering Multi Segment, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure Modes Auto, Scene
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual
Self Timer 2 seconds or 10 seconds
Interval Recording No
Remote Control No
Built-in Flash Yes
Effective Flash Range Up to 18' (5.5m)
External Flash Connection No
Built-in Memory 6MB
Memory Card Type SD/SDHC
Still Images per GB JPEG: High Res: 241 - Low Res: 6,908
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolution 640 x 480 @ 30fps or 15fps, 320 x 240 @ 30fps or 15fps
Audio Recording Audio with Video Only
Display 2.7" LCD
Connectivity USB 2.0, A/V Out
System & Software Requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7
Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later)
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Battery Type 2x AA-size Batteries
Power Adapter Optional K-AC62E AC Adapter
Dimensions 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1" (91.44 x 60.96 x 27.94mm)
Weight 4.4 oz (124.7g)
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