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PENTAX Optio W90 Pistachio Green 12.1 MP 5X Optical Zoom Waterproof Shockproof 28mm Wide Angle Digital Camera

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  • 1/2.3" CCD 12.1 MP
  • 5X Optical Zoom
  • 28mm Wide Angle
  • 2.7" 230K LCD

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Adventure photography doesn’t get any better than this! As Pentax’s 11th generation waterproof digital camera, the Optio W90 is built for rugged adventure in every way.

By further enhancing the airtightness of the camera body, Pentax has upgraded the Optio W90’s underwater picture-taking performance to six meters and for up to two hours of continuous operation. Along with its outstanding waterproof performance, the Optio W90 also offers exceptional shockproof capacity to withstand a fall from a height of 1.2 meters without damage to the body. In addition to these characteristics, the W90 comes with remarkable dustproof and coldproof performance, making it a perfect choice for active photographers who venture to shoot pictures in demanding outdoor conditions. Designed with the look of mountaineering equipment, the Optio W90 kit includes a woven web fabric strap complete with a carabiner so you can attach the camera to a backpack and other outdoor gear.

12.1 effective megapixels resolution, a 5X wide-angle optical zoom lens and a large 2.7” anti-glare monitor – the Optio W90 offers absolute maximum output. Its small size, its robustness and its simple operation with a multiplicity of Capture Modes ensures that the Optio W90 is always ready and able to return with those once-in-a-lifetime, exciting images.

  • newegg Enhanced Waterproof, Shockproof, Dustproof and Coldproof Performance The Pentax Optio W90 is certified waterproof at depths of up to 20 feet, shockproof for drops of up to 4 feet and coldproof up to - 10° Celsius (14° Fahrenheit) and also provides remarkable dustproof performance equivalent to IP6X (or JIS Class 6), providing a complete worry-free solution for shooting in any situation.
  • newegg 12.1 Megapixel Effective Combining a 12.1-megapixel CCD sensor with Pentax-developed imaging engine, the Pentax Optio W90 delivers brilliant, high-quality images with well-defined details and allows for large prints and cropping flexibility.
  • newegg 5X Wide-angle Zoom Lens Equipped with a wide-angle zoom lens, the Pentax Optio W90 handles both wide-scene and close-up shots. Get the whole family and lots of friends into one shot at the 28mm wide-angle end, or take extreme close-ups via up to 31.3X zoom capability (5X optical zoom multiplies 6.25X digital zoom).
  • newegg 2.7" LCD Monitor with Anti-reflective Coating The Pentax Optio W90 features a large, high-brightness 2.7" LCD for easy photo framing and reviewing. The monitor is treated with an anti-reflection coating to ensure clear viewing, even in direct sunlight.
  • newegg Advanced Face Recognition Technology With advanced Face Recognition technology, the Pentax Optio W90 detects up to 32 faces in as little as 0.03 seconds. Smile Capture and Blink Detection automatically optimize camera settings for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures.
  • newegg HD Movie Capture The Pentax Optio W90 captures flawless movie clips at 16:9 HDTV proportions (720p) at 30 frames per second. The Optio W90 also features an HDMI micro terminal for audio/video output to your HDTV.

Learn more about the PENTAX Optio W90


Optio W Series
Optio W90


Pistachio Green

Image Sensor

Image Sensor
1/2.3" CCD
Gross Pixels
12.39 MP
Effective Pixels
12.1 MP
4000 x 3000


Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Wide Angle
Focal Length
f=5-25mm (28-140mm)


Shutter Type
Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
Shutter Speed
1/1500 to 1/4 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
Yes (10 sec, 2 sec)


Focus Type
TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus Modes
9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Normal Focus Range
1.64' to infinity
Macro Focus Range

Super Macro: 0.03-0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)


Flash Mode
Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Soft
Flash Range
13' (wide, auto ISO), 8.2' (tele, auto ISO)


Exposure Compensation
-2 EV to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Metering System

Multi-segment, Center weighted, Spot
Auto: 80-1600 auto range adjustable, Digital SR 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 3.8M)
Manual: 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 3.8M)

White Balance

White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent

Viewfinder & Monitor

2.7" 230K


Shooting Modes
Auto Picture (Standard, Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Flower, Candlelight), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Microscope (2.1M), Digital Wide (5M), Surf & Snow, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 3.8M), Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2.1M), Report, Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button)

Recording System

File Formats
JPG (EXIF 2.2), DCF 2.0, DPOF, Print Image Matching III
Internal Memory
26.7 MB
Storage Media
SD / SDHC Card


Movie Format
AVI (Motion JPG)
Movie Recording
HD ( 1280 x 720p @ 30/15 fps )
VGA ( 640 x 480p @ 30/15 fps )
QVGA ( 320 x 240p @ 30/15 fps )
Max. Recording Resolutions
1280 x 720


A/V Out
type D


Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI88


Yes, JIS Class 8 waterproof submersible to 20'
Yes, Up to 4'

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxHxD)
4.2" x 2.3" x 1.0"
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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