Pentax Optio VS20 Review

3.5
January 24, 2013 | Gavin Stoker |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Pentax Optio VS20.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a brand new travel-zoom camera for 2012, offering a massive 20x zoom lens and a 12 megapixel back-illuminated image sensor. Other key features of the Canon SX260 include built-in GPS, a 3 inch LCD screen, full 1080p HD movies with stereo sound, fast 10.3fps burst shooting, and a full range of manual and automated exposure modes. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX260 HS in-depth review.

Fujifilm Finepix F800EXR

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The FinePix F800EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 20x lens with a versatile focal range of 25-500mm. The 16 megapixel F800 EXR also features wireless image transfer, GPS support, full 1080p movies, a high-contrast 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F800 EXR review to find out if it's the ultimate travel camera...

Nikon Coolpix S9300

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The Nikon Coolpix S9300 is a stylish new travel-zoom compact camera. Featuring an 18x zoom lens with a focal range of 25-450mm, the Coolpix S9300 has a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen and 1080p Full HD movies. Read our expert Nikon Coolpix S9300 review to find out if it offers a winning combination of style and substance.

Olympus SZ-14

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The Olympus SZ-14 is a budget travel-zoom compact camera, featuring a 24x lens, 14 megapixel sensor, 720p HD video recording, and 3 inch LCD screen. With a current street price of less than £150, read our detailed Olympus SZ-14 review to find out if it's all the camera you need...

Olympus SZ-20

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The new Olympus SZ-20 is a slim travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 16 BSI CMOS megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus SZ-20 include a 3 inch screen, 1080p HD video and 9fps high-speed continuous shooting. Can the SZ-20 take on the travel zoom crowd? Read our in-depth Olympus SZ-20 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

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The Lumix DMC-TZ30 is Panasonic's new premium travel-zoom compact camera for 2012. The TZ30 (also known as the ZS20) packs a 14 megapixel high-sensitivity MOS sensor, 20x zoom lens, 3 inch LCD touch-screen, 1080p HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and full manual controls into its pocketable body. Read our Panasonic DMC-TZ30 / ZS20 review to find out if it's the best travel zoom camera on the market.

Samsung WB850F

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The Samsung WB850 is a new travel-zoom camera with a mouth-watering specification. The WB850 offers a wide-angle 21x zoom lens, 16.2 megapixels, Full 1080p video recording, 3 inch AMOLED screen, built-in wi-fi and GPS, plus full manual controls. Read our detailed Samsung WB850 review to find out if it's a contender for the travel zoom crown.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is a new travel-zoom compact camera that seemingly offers all of the latest must-have features. A 16x 24-384mm Sony G lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080p high-definition video with stereo sound, a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, and SD memory card support are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V review to find out if all this adds up to a great camera...

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