W60 stablemate with full 'lifeproofing'

Pentax has added to its waterproof camera range with the addition of the Optio W80.

The new model builds on the waterproofing of its sibling, now offering a maximum depth of some 5m for up to two hours.

Pentax has also added a range of further ‘lifeproofing’ capabilities to the Option W80 – the model is now freezeproof to -10°C, shockproof from a height of 1m and dustproof.

With regards to the imaging side of the W80, the model boasts a 12.1MP sensor, 5x optical zoom and shake reduction. The model also features full HD video recording, along with an Anti-Reflection coated, 2.5in LCD screen.

Expect the see the W80 on shelves from July

  • Jane

    looks like a nice camera

  • Jane

    sounds nice, especialy the opportunity to record HD video under water)