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Pentax Optio RS1500 Digital Camera Review

This little point-and-shoot posted some surprising results for such a low-budget option.

June 17, 2011
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Introduction

Pentax's Optio RS1500 is an inexpensive, entry-level point-and-shoot geared toward the first time camera owner. Inside this tiny package is one giant selling point: a surprisingly capable 14-megapixel sensor that produced images of a much higher quality than we expected. Shoddy construction and difficult handling hold this model back, but overall the RS1500 is a tempting value for beginners.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Comparison
  12. Canon PowerShot A3000 IS Comparison
  13. Casio Exilim EX-S200 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery
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