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Pentax Optio RZ18 Digital Camera - 16 Megapixel +BONUS 16GB SDHC Memory Card & Lowepro Hipshot camera case!

Pentax Optio RZ18 Digital Camera - 16 Megapixel +BONUS 16GB SDHC Memory Card & Lowepro Hipshot camera case!

MegapixelsOptical Zoom25 mm wide angle3 inch LCD screenHD VideoUses SDHC and SDXC cardsLithium ion batteryThis camera has both Optical and Digital Image Stabilisersthis camera has face detection

Packing a massive 18x optical zoom lens into a compact pocket-sized digital camera is no mean feat! The Pentax Optio RZ18 achieves this whilst keeping a slim form factor and also offering 25mm wide angle into the bargain making this a great little pocket camera for the traveller. Dual Shake Reduction helps to keep handheld shots sharp whilst intelligent auto shooting modes make photography with this camera a simple affair. A large high-resolution 3.0" LCD screen ensures framing and reviewing your photos is a pleasure. Built-in Special Effects Filters enable you to add some creative flair to your images and HD Movies with movie shake reduction lets you capture all your memories in beautiful HD.

Movie Feature – captures video with audio up to HD 1280x720 resolution at 30 frames per second. The maximum file size per movie is 2GB. Expect to get around 40 minutes of HD video on a 8GB memory card*.

* We recommend using class 4 or higher memory cards for recording high definition video. SDHC and SDXC memory cards are only compatible with their respective devices.

Pentax Optio RZ18's top view
Pentax Optio RZ18's rear view

What's in the box?

Pentax Optio RZ18 Digital Camera + 96mb Internal Memory
USB Cable I-USB7
AV Cable I-AVC7
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
Battery Charger D-BC92
AC Plug Cord
Strap O-ST104
Software Suite CD-ROM
Instruction Manual
12 Month Warranty with CR Kennedy Australia

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Specifications of the Pentax Optio RZ 18 Digital Camera

Lens smc PENTAX zoom lens, 12 elements in 11 groups  (4 aspherical elements)
  Focal Length 4.5 - 81.0mm
35mm equivalent focal length approx. 25 - 450mm
Aperture F3.5 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Zoom Optical Zoom 18x
Digital Zoom approx. 7.2x
Intelligent Zoom approx. 27x at 7M,  approx. 130x at 640 (including optical zoom)
Motion Blur
Still CCD-Shift-Type (SR : Shake Reduction), Dual (SR & Pixel Track SR), High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)
Movie Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)
Focus Type 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
Focus Range
(From lens face)
Standard: 0.4m - infinity (at wide setting), 1.3m - infinity (at tele setting)
1.31 ft - infinity (at wide setting), 4.3 ft - infinity (at tele setting) Macro: 0.1 - 0.5m (at wide setting)
0.33 -1.64 ft (at wide setting)
Super Macro: 0.04 - 0.3m (at wide setting)
0.13 - 0.98 ft (at wide setting)
Infinity-landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus: available
Face Detection Face Detection AF&AE is available for all modes up to 32 faces. Smile Capture. Blink Detection.
Pet Detection Detect up to 1 pet's face
(auto or select from pre-registered three faces)
Number of Effective pixels approx. 16 megapixels
Image Sensor 1/2.33" CCD
Number of
Recorded pixels
Still 16M, 12M (1:1), 12M (16:9), 7M, 2M (16:9), 640
Movie 1280, 640, 320
Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto, Manual (ISO 80 - 6400)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual setting
Display 3" LCD, approx. 460K dots
Exposure Control Metering System Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering
Exposure Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
Scene modes Auto Picture, Program, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Movie, Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Flower, Sport, Pet, Digital SR, Natural Skin Tone, Kids, Fireworks, Frame Composite, Party, Food, Candlelight, Text, Surf & Snow, Digital Wide,
Digital Panorama, Green
Playback modes Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Digital Filter (B&W, Sepia,
Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Brightness, Miniature), Frame Composite, Movie Editing, Red-eye Compensation, Resize, Cropping, Image/Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen, Face close-up playback
Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 1/4 sec.  4 sec at most  (Night Scene mode setting)
Built-in flash Modes Flash-on and Flash-off modes.
"Red-eye" compensation function employs a pre-discharge.
Flash Range Wide: approx. 0.2 - 4.3m (ISO Auto)
approx. 0.66 - 14 ft (ISO Auto)
Tele: approx. 1.3 - 2.6m (ISO Auto)
approx. 4.3 - 8.5 ft (ISO Auto)
Drive Modes One shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting , Burst Shooting (L/M/H), Remote Control
Storage Media Built-in Memory (approx. 96 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Power Source Rechargeable D-LI92 lithium-ion battery, Optional AC adapter kit is also available
  Battery Life Still*: approx. 240 shots (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Playback**: approx. 230 min. (Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery)
Interfaces USB2.0 (Hi-Speed): PC/AV terminal
Video Output NTSC/PAL
Dimensions approx. 108 (W) x 60 (H) x 34.5 (D)mm approx. 4.3 (W) x 2.4 (H) x 1.4 (D) inches
Weight With battery & SD card approx. 191g (loaded and ready)
approx. 6.7 oz.
Body approx. 170g (without battery and SD memory card)
approx. 6.0 oz.

* Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
** According to the result of PENTAX in-house testing.
Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice