At A Glance

Not the jazziest-looking camera, the M40 earned its chart spot with a sturdy body and a low price. Flash shots looked drab.

Manufacturer’s Description

Ultra-slim and stylish, the Pentax Optio M40 offers so much more than you might expect from a digital camera with an affordable price. Loaded with 8.0 megapixels image quality, 3x optical smc Pentax lens, the Optio M40 hosts an array of advanced features including Digital Shake Reduction, an Auto Macro feature, Face Recognition Auto Focus and Auto Exposure. The sophisticated, metallic Optio M40 body also features high-quality extended movie capture in QuickTime motion JPEG (640 x 480) at 30fps.