The Pentax X5 is a super zoom digital bridge camera which featuring a 26x, 22.3 580mm lens with a sensor shift Shake Reduction system and the X5 will cover most photographic bases. It also offers a 16 megapixel sensor, 1080p HD movies with an HDMI port, electronic viewfinder and a 3 inch tilting LCD screen, fully manual shooting mode, 10fps burst shooting and a 1cm macro mode. The Pentax X5 is available in stunning silver color. The X5 is a digital SLR styled camera with 16 megapixel and 26x optical zoom camera. It offers video at full HD 1920x1080 pixels and smooth frame rate of 30 fps. There's also a dedicated button for one touch capture on the rear plus a high speed movie mode for slow motion playback and time lapse movie mode for fast forward playback where both are captured at 640x480 pixel resolution. The movies feature can also be selected via the familiar top plate shooting mode dial, and recording commences and ends with either a press of the main shutter release button or the one touch movie button.
The X5 has additional features like intelligent zoom function, extending coverage to a frankly ridiculous 187.2 times. All these functions and a macro mode, allows photographers to get as close as 1cm from their subjects and still maintain sharpness and it bridge model pretensions gives merely three quality levels of JPEG which are good, better and best. Light sensitivity is broad, stretching from ISO100 through ISO6400 and incrementally selectable with it. It has dimensions of 86.5x120x106.5mm where you can grip the X-5 in your right hand and three fingers instinctively snaking around the provided grip while your forefinger hovers above the shutter release button and thumb rests on the rubberized pad at the rear and the camera feels surprisingly lightweight with its dimensions. It weighs about 507g when unloaded and 599g with battery and SD/SDHC/SDXC or Eye-Fi card. The camera's build is made of plastic and the lens is protected by a slip-on plastic cap that can be attached to one of the side lugs for the shoulder strap via the thread provided in the box. It is also supported by anti shake or rather Pentax's proprietary Shake Reduction and the CCD sensor shift variety, built-in gyro sensors detecting external wobble and vibrating the sensor horizontally and vertically at high speed to compensate.
Picture composition is through the rear 3.0 inch tilt-able LCD monitor with 460K dots with an anti reflective coating or the 230k dot resolution electronic viewfinder with DSLR with adjustment dial situated on the left. The LCD monitor is hinged at the bottom and allows the screen to be tilted up and down, but not side to side. The eye relief for said viewfinder juts out quite prominently from the camera back so your nose doesn't squash uncomfortably against the rear screen below. You can wear your spectacles without any clunk. The main shooting options are located with a twist of the familiar bottle top design mode dial located on the X5's top plate, next to the housing for the pop up flash. It sufficiently stiff to avoid accidental jogging from one setting to the next and slotting into place at each option with a definitive click and the X5 makes an entry class DSLR, mixes a choice of the fully automatic with the manually creative.
It has an Auto Picture mode which gives suggesting family friendliness which is just like other smart Auto or intelligent auto technology on rivals. It compares the scene before the X5's lens with 16 on board settings including portrait, landscape, night-time and macro scene options and theoretically selects the most appropriate for optimal results. Adjacent settings on the same dial include a separate scene mode option. X5 has 16 megapixels with black illuminated stabilized CMOS sensor with mega zoom lens which is equivalent to 22.3-580mm, a large 3.0 inches tilt LCD screen with 260K dot electronic viewfinder, full HD 1080p widescreen video recording, has triple shake reduction technology, auto picture and fast face detection features are also included and it also includes 8 GB memory card and camera case. Just place your order for Pentax X5 at jungle.com today.