Pentax has recently revealed two new waterproof compacts, named WG-1 and WG-1 GPS. The only bigger difference is obvious. WG-1 has build-in GPS sensor for accurate recording the capture date and location. They both have superior design to serve the main purpose – to be resistant more than any other digital camera on the market this year! Crushproof against the pressure of 100 kg, dust-proof, waterproof up to the depths of 10 meters / 33 feet, freeze proof down to -10 °C / 14 °F and shock-proof to up to 1.5 m / 5 ft. drops are the characteristics that will convince the most extreme photographers.
Characteristics of Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS
Here are some specs that Pentax provided about the incoming twins; They both uses 14 MegaPixel sensors. Next to the lens some tiny LED are build-in for nice macro lighting. The 5-times optical zoom is not the best in this price range, but will satisfy most of the intermediate photographers. Large LCD has an anti-reflective coating, the picture is vivid and sharp the therefore using the LCD on the direct sun is not a problem anymore. It can capture HD movies in 720p resoultion.
The time and our planning review of this extreme digital camera will show the truth of the listed features. The estimated price will be $350 and $400, available in 3 different colors.