Pentax W80 References

First published on: Friday, 26 June 2009

The Pentax Optio W80 is a rugged camera with 12.1 MP of resolution and a 5x optical zoom lens that has a range of approximately 28 — 140mm (in 35mm format terms), and was announced on 25-June-2009 (read the press release).

Pentax has made the W80 available in three colors: Cardinal Red, Azure Blue and Gunmetal Gray.

According to DPReview, Pentax claims that the Optio W80 is certified waterproof at depths of up to 16.4 feet (5 meters) for two hours, shockproof for drops of up to 3.3 feet (1m) and coldproof up to -10 degrees Celsius.

Basic specs:

  • Video mode: HD movie capture on the W80 records resolutions up to 1280x720 pixels at full-speed 30 frames per second.

  • Memory storage types: SD/SDHC card, Internal.

  • Battery: Pentax D-LI78 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery.

  • Weight (inc. batteries): 156 g (5.5 oz).

  • Dimensions: 100 x 56 x 25 mm (3.9 x 2.2 x 1 in).

For the complete specifications, visit DPReview, or the official W80 website.


Official websites for the Pentax W80 — There is one page dedicated to each color variation of the W80 on, Cardinal Red, Azure Blue and Gunmetal Gray.

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