Pentax addss the budget-minded Optio E60 to its lineup

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Pentax Optio E60

Pentax has added a new compact digital camera to its Optio line-up dubbed the Optio E60. This handy point-and-shoot model boasts of a 10.1-megapixel camera CCD and a very affordable price of $140.

For that amount you’ll get a digital camera with 3x optical zoom lens with wide angle view equivalent to 32mm to 96mm in 35mm format. This makes the E60 well suited for taking group shots, landscapes and architectural subjects. The Optio E60 also features various shooting modes which would surely give photo enthusiasts some nice photo taking experiences. These modes include auto picture, face recognition, high sensitivity digital shake reduction and a green mode that can be used for setting exposure, sensitivity and other parameters with a single touch of a button.

Other noteworthy features of this digital camera include its AA battery requirements, World Time and Date Imprint functions and an image recovery function for retrieving photos that are accidentally erased.

To be released sometime in October, the Optio E60 will sport a stylish black design.

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