Pentax Optio WG1-GPS Shiny Orange

June 27, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras | 2 Comments |
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Pentax has announced the addition of a new Shiny Orange version to its Optio WG-1 GPS waterproof digital compact camera range. The company says the new version was designed in response to strong demand by outdoor enthusiasts. It features a high-quality finish in brilliant orange with an aluminium-alloy front panel to give the camera a vibrant, glossy appearance. A gunmetal-grey rubber coating has also been applied to the edge of the camera body to further accentuate the brilliance of the sparkling orange colour. The Shiny Orange Pentax Optio WG1-GPS will be available from the beginning of August 2011, at the recommended retail price of £299.99.

Pentax Press Release

Optio WG1-GPS Shiny Orange

An eye-catching orange version of the GPS-equipped waterproof digital compact camera for outdoor enthusiasts

June 28th, 2011

PENTAX Imaging Systems is pleased to announce the addition of a new Shiny Orange version to the PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS waterproof digital compact camera range.

Since its market launch in March 2011, the Optio WG-1 GPS has been exceptionally well received by a broad range of photographers thanks to its ability to couple dependable performance under demanding outdoor conditions —— with unique GPS functions such as the recording and storage of positioning log data during travelling.

The new Shiny Orange version was designed in response to strong demand by outdoor enthusiasts. It features a high quality finish in brilliant-orange with an aluminium-alloy front panel to give the camera a vibrant, glossy appearance. A gunmetal-grey rubber coating has also been applied to the edge of the camera body to further accentuate the brilliance of the sparkling orange colour. The total design scheme has been carefully conceived to complement outdoor-oriented fashions and lifestyles.

The Optio WG1-GPS is also available in green and grey and includes the following features:

Waterproof to 10 metres – Shockproof to 1.5 metres – Coldproof to -10°C – Dustproof – Crushproof to 100kg -14 Megapixels – 5x wide-angle optical zoom – geotagging – 3’’ LCD Screen – HD Movie – 1cm macro – AF Tracking.

The Shiny Orange Optio WG1-GPS will be available beginning of August 2011, at the RRP of £299.99.

About PENTAX Imaging Systems

PENTAX Imaging Systems is a leading supplier of recreational cameras and photographic equipment world-wide, with a long standing UK brand heritage.  Its product range is extensive and includes state of the art digital SLR, bridge and zoom compact cameras and an extensive range of high performance lenses and accessories.  In addition, it has a superb range of binoculars, suitable for a variety of leisure activities.

PENTAX successfully distributes its products through a number of channels, including independent camera shops, mass merchandisers and national multiple retailers - both on and offline.

PENTAX Imaging Systems Limited is a branch of PENTAX Europe Imaging Systems (SAS), a subsidiary of HOYA CORPORATION of Japan.



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#1 Ilia Lopatnev

Really nice camera,want to get one :)

3:23 pm - Tuesday, June 28, 2011

#2 diane

LOve this Idea, now they need to add the LED screen on the front and then it will be the ultimate camera

6:27 pm - Thursday, June 30, 2011