At A Glance

This solid entry-level camera has easy controls and good picture modes, but sharpness and portrait abilities are weak spots.

Manufacturer’s Description

The E70's 10.0 megapixel CCD provides beautiful, detailed images in an entry-level camera, which may be printed as 8 x 10 inch enlargements (and larger) in clear resolution with impressive image quality. The easy-to-read camera menus and large ergonomic buttons provide intuitive camera operation.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.40 "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer Part Number 17454
UPC Code 027075149465
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name Optio E70 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The E70's 10.0 megapixel CCD provides beautiful, detailed images in an entry-level camera, which may be printed as 8 x 10 inch enlargements (and larger) in clear resolution with impressive image quality. The easy-to-read camera menus and large ergonomic buttons provide intuitive camera operation.

Product Model E70
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 5.7
Aperture Range f/3.1 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Electronic
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 3.96
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Optio E70 Digital Camera
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW87
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Strap O-ST51
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.4"
Width 3.8"
Depth 0.9"
Weight (Approximate) 3.9 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Fair
Color Good
Sharpness Fair
Distortion Superior
Performance
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 50.9
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 52.7
Number of Shots 285.0
Battery Life (minutes) 155.75
Image Quality Score Good
Image Quality, Distortion 67.4
Image Quality, Exposure 52.2
Battery Life Score Good
Image Quality, Sharpness 38.2
Number of Batteries 2
Image Quality, Overall 55.4
Image Quality, Color 59.1