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The Pentax X-5 is a new ultra zoom bridge camera from Pentax with a 26x optical zoom lens, built in shake reduction, and SLR like styling, with the camera looking a lot like a mini-Digital SLR.
The camera has a tilting rear screen, and ample rubber grips for both hands, including a rubber grip surrounding the lens. It also features Pentax's trade-mark green ring around the lens. The Pentax X-5 is available in silver or black, and takes 4 AA batteries.
Pentax X-5 Hands On Tilting rear screen.
Pentax X-5 Hands-On Photos of Equipment
Pentax X-5 Specifications
|Max Aperture||f/3.1 - f/5.9|
|35mm equivalent||22.3mm - 580mm|
|CCD pixels||16Mp (Megapixels)|
|Sensor Size||1/2.33 inch|
|Sensor Size (width)||No Data|
|Sensor Size (height)||No Data|
|Shutter speeds shortest||1/1500sec|
|Shutter speeds longest||4sec|
|ISO sensitivity||100 - 6400|
|Optical Zoom with Video||No|
|Battery Type||4 AA batteries (Alkaline, Lithium, Nickel and Rechargeable Ni-MH)|
|Box Contents||PENTAX USB Cable I USB7, AA Alkaline battery for X-5, Lens cap O-LC129 & Strap O-ST92|