Pentax Optio S10 Review

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Playback Modes & Menu Options



Pentax Optio S10

When you press the Play button, the last image captured is displayed full screen. It shows the date/time the image was taken, folder name/file number and the battery level indicator. Pressing the OK button in the center of the 4-way controller toggles the amount of exposure information displayed with an image. Here you can see extended information for image size/quality, white balance, metering, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, and the histogram display.



Pentax Optio S10

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is activated by pressing the wide angle zoom control. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the 4-way controller and then pressing the Ok button.



Pentax Optio S10

You can magnify an image up to 8x by pressing the telephoto zoom control. Using the 4-way selector you can move around inside the enlarged image.



Pentax Optio S10

To enter the playback menu, press "Down" on the 4-way controller.

Playback menu options:

    Slide show - Set image play intervals (3,5,10,20, and 30 sec.)
    Resize - Create an image with Lower Resolution and or Quality Level
    Cropping - Crop image to different size
    Image & Sound Copy - From internal memory to SD or MMC card
    Image rotation - rotates image for proper orientation
    Color Filter - Apply a color effect to the image
    Digital Filter - Digitally alter you images
    Brightness Filter - Adjust the image brightness
    Movie Edit - Save a still image, Divide or Cut & Stitch a movie
    Red-eye Compensation - Remove red-eye from your portraits
    Voice Memo - Add up to a 30-second voice memo to an image
    Protect - Protect image from deletion; On or Off
    DPOF - Set DPOF printing information
    Start-up Screen - Manage the start-up image and sound
    Frame Composite - Add a decorative frame to your images





Pentax Optio S10

You can record an audio memo up to 30 seconds and attach to an image.





Pentax Optio S10

You can resize the image.





Pentax Optio S10

You can trim (crop) the image.





Pentax Optio S10

You can apply a color filter to an image.





Pentax Optio S10

Movies are played back full screen with the audio played back on the built-in speaker. You can play a movie frame by frame, pause, fast forward or rewind with the 4-Way Selector



Pentax Optio S10

You can also edit your movies inside the camera. You can save a single frame as a picture, divide a movie into several smaller movies, or cut out parts of the movie that you do not want.




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