PENTAX just announced the latest model in the manufacturer’s megazoom digital camera line: the PENTAX X90. With an extra-wide zoom, longer battery life than its predecessor and an electronic viewfinder, the X90 delivers effortless picture-taking in a wide variety of situations to photographers of all levels. The key feature of the PENTAX X90 is the 26X megazoom, super-telephoto lens (26-676mm equivalent) also designed with a Macro mode that focuses to less than one inch away to capture images of subjects that are near or far. Other important features of the PENTAX X90 include:
- 12.1 megapixel sensor, ideal for large prints or cropping flexibility
- 2.7 inch LCD with anti-reflection coating or electronic viewfinder with new diopter adjustment for composing and playback of images and video
- Triple Shake Reduction technology includes a high quality mechanical sensor-shift SR mechanism, Digital Pixel Track and high ISO SR, and Movie SR
- High speed continuous shooting up to 11 frames per second
- Powerful, lightweight Lithium Ion battery and improved power efficiency
Like the Optio W90, the PENTAX X90 features Eye-Fi connectivity and an HDMI port.
Priced at $399.95 USD, the PENTAX X90 will ship in April 2010.