At A Glance

The 24X-optical-zoom Pentax X70 is one of the lightest, smallest megazoom cameras on the market, but it maintains "bigness" where it should: in the lens.

Manufacturer’s Description

Small in stature. Big in power. The PENTAX X70 packs the capability and control of 12.0 megapixels and a 24X zoom lens into a convenient, compact build. It's the heart of a DSLR in the body of a compact camera.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 1/4 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
Manufacturer Part Number 17491
UPC Code 027075149861
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name X70 Digital Camera
Marketing Information

Small in stature. Big in power. The PENTAX X70 packs the capability and control of 12.0 megapixels and a 24X zoom lens into a convenient, compact build. It's the heart of a DSLR in the body of a compact camera.

Product Model X70
Product Type Bridge Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 24.0 x
Digital Zoom 6.3
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5
Image Stabilization Electronic, Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 0.36
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • X70 Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW87
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable - I-AVC7
  • Battery Charge Cradle D-BC92(A)
  • AC Plug Cord
  • Strap O-ST92
  • Lens Cap 0-LC92
Physical Characteristics
Height 3.2"
Width 4.4"
Depth 3.9"
Weight (Approximate) 14.5 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Electronic