Pentax (http://www.pentaximaging.com) has announced two compact cameras: the Optio RS100 and the Optio RZ10. They’ll ship in October for US$149.95 and $219.95, respectively.
The Optio RS1000 may be “dressed” to match the personality and style of its owner. This cosmetically customizable digital camera features a removable faceplate to hold interchangeable skins of any personal design.
The Optio RS1000 features 14 megapixels, a three-inch LCD monitor, and a 4X optical zoom lens covering 27.5mm wide angle. It’s encased in a lightweight body about the size of a credit-card.
The Optio RZ10 digital compact camera boasts a 10X optical zoom lens, a 10X zoom and macro focus settings. The camera also features dual Shake Reduction (mechanical sensor-shift and digital) for blur reduction and an upgraded Auto Picture mode for “hands-off” selection of the most appropriate shooting settings.