Digital cameras are amazing devices, however, they are rather fragile, however, if you’re adventurer and you need a rugged digital camera, today we have two models from Pentax.
Optio WG-2 and Optio WG-2 GPS are two latest rugged digital cameras from Pentax, and both of them are waterproof up to 40 feet (12 meters). In addition, these cameras can sustain drops from up to 5 feet, 220 LFB of pound force, temperatures up to minus 10 degrees C, and dust.
Optio WG-2 and Optio WG-2 GPS come with 16 Megapixel camera and backlit CMOS image sensor and 5x optical zoom, 28mm wide angle lens and 3-inch LCD display. Additional specs include Digital Microscope mode that uses 6 macro LEDs and detachable macro focus ring for perfect smooth focus.
Additional features include Pixel Track, Digital, Movie Shake Reduction, Face Detection, Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Extended Dynamic range, and the Handheld Night Snap mode. Both cameras can record Full HD 1080p video at 30fps, and both of them support HDMI playback. Regarding the storage, these cameras use SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.
We should see this cameras available in March, and as for the price, Optio WG-2 will cost $349.95, while Optio WG-2 GPS will be priced at $399.95.
[via iTech News]