At A Glance

Perfect for the pocket, the stylish Optio S12 has a solid feel and is exceptionally simple to operate.

Manufacturer’s Description

The tiny, pocket-sized, 12 Megapixel Optio S12 features Face Recognition and Dynamic Range Adjustment that's ideal for portraits. For easy composition and review of images, the S12 offers a generous 2.5 inch LCD monitor with an Anti-reflective coating and Bright mode. Digital Shake Reduction automatically selects a higher ISO, up to 3200, for blur-free images.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
UPC Code 027075139428
Manufacturer Part Number 17021
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name Optio S12 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The tiny, pocket-sized, 12 Megapixel Optio S12 features Face Recognition and Dynamic Range Adjustment that's ideal for portraits. For easy composition and review of images, the S12 offers a generous 2.5 inch LCD monitor with an Anti-reflective coating and Bright mode. Digital Shake Reduction automatically selects a higher ISO, up to 3200, for blur-free images.

Product Model S12
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 6.0
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Optio S12 Digital Camera
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable I-AVC7(B)
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI68
  • Battery Charge Cradle D-BC68(C)
  • AC Plug Cord
  • Strap O-ST20
  • Software CD
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.2"
Width 3.6"
Depth 0.9"
Weight (Approximate) 5.3 oz
Video
Video Formats AVI
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Good
Color Good
Sharpness Very Good
Distortion Fair
Performance
Image Quality, Sharpness 52.6
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 48.9
Image Quality, Color 64.5
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 60.0
Battery Life (minutes) 204.25
Image Quality, Exposure 56.7
Number of Shots 371.0
Image Quality, Distortion 51.0
Battery Life Score Very Good
Image Quality, Overall 53.5
Number of Batteries 1
Image Quality Score Good