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Gadget of the Week

Pentax Svi Digital Camera

 

Pros

5 Megapixel

5x Optical zoom

Good build quality

Uses affordable SD cards

Reasonable ergonomics

Docking station can charge two batteries at once

 

Cons

Lens is slow to deploy and retract when camera is switched on and off

A little sluggish in use

Requires a docking station (larger than the camera) to charge using standard equipment

Maximum move resolutions is 320x240 albeit at 30fps

Widest angle on the lens is 36mm (35mm equivalent)

 

Competitive Internet price: c £197 inc. VAT

 

Star Rating: 7 Stars  A solid 5 Megapixel camera with a 5x optical zoom, but it fails to excite.

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