Pentax has unveiled a new wallet-friendly compact, the Optio E30. The 7MP model offers 3x optical zoom lens, Pictbridge support and a 2.5

Just in case Fuji?s new entry-level duo isn?t enough to tempt you, Pentax has today also unveiled a new wallet-friendly compact, the Optio E30. The 7MP model offers a 3x optical zoom lens and is designed to be simple to use with a Green mode that automatically sets exposure, sensitivity and white balance at the touch of a button.

The camera includes 11MB built-in memory as well as support for both SD and SDHC memory cards. The camera, like previous models, uses AA batteries and sports a 2.5? LCD, a Mode palette for simple scene selection and ImageLink compatibility.

E30 FEATURES AT A GLANCE

Green mode button, which automatically sets the exposure, sensitivity, white balance with one press

Mode Palette enables users to select a scene or playback mode using an icon based single-page interface

3X optical zoom lens, 36-108mm lens in 35mm format

2.4-inch LCD monitor for framing and playback

ImageLink and PictBridge compatibility for direct printing

SDHC compatibility in addition to conventional SD memory cards

Built-in auto flash with red-eye reduction function

Movie recording at sizes up to 640 x 480 pixels

Frame composite function allows you to add a decorative frame around the image when shooting

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