Feb 28, 2010 – A new addition to the active lifestyle category of cameras is the Pentax Optio W90. The W90 is waterproof to 20 feet, shockproof from up to a 4foot drop, coldproof to sub-freezing temperatures and dustproof. Designed for that rugged outdoor look, the W90 includes a woven strap with carabiner to attach it to a backpack and other outdoor gear.
Features include a 12.1MP sensor, 28-140mm wide-angle lens with optical zoom, 2.7” LCD with 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio and Digital Microscope mode with LED lighting to capture the smallest and closest macro subjects as near as 1cm from the camera. Additional features include Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card connectivity, Advanced Pixel Track Shake Reduction, Face Detection, Smile Capture and Autofocus assist lamp. The W90 will shoot 720p HD video at 30 fps and the included HDMI port allows playback on your HD TV.
The Pentax W90 will ship in April for $329.95 and an optional waterproof infrared remote control will be available at the same time for $29.95.