Pentax Optio W10 Review

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Pentax Optio W10


Playback Screens & Menus



Pentax Optio W10

The Review button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode with some information overlayed. If an audio caption is attached there will be a "musical note" icon below the image # and you press "up" on the 4-way controller to replay it. Press "right" or "left" to scroll through the captured images.



Pentax Optio W10

Like the record mode, in playback you can enable the histogram which also displays the exposure information. Pressing the OK button toggles the overlay display modes.



Pentax Optio W10

Pressing the Wide Zoom control button brings up the thumbnail index mode, here you can quickly search through the stored images and select one for full screen playback. Press it again and the calendar mode is displayed.



Pentax Optio W10

While an image is displayed full screen you can magnify it by pressing the Zoom-Telephoto button. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way selector. You can enlarge up to 8x in 0.1x steps.



Pentax Optio W10

Movie clips playback fullscreen, the 4-way selector acts as the start, stop and pause control. You can pause a movie and play it forwards or backwards one frame at a time.



Pentax Optio W10

The play mode menu has options for playing an automatic slideshow, resizing images, trimming images, copying from internal memory to card, rotating images, applying a digital filter, brightness filter, edit a movie, add a frame composite, touch up red-eye, protect, set DPOF info, recover deleted images and change the start-up screen.



Pentax Optio W10

The Digital Filter mode allows you to alter your images after capture. The filters include: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft.



Pentax Optio W10

The Resize option lets you create a smaller image in-camera for email or web page use or to reclaim some memory space in a pinch.



Pentax Optio W10

The Trim function lets you crop/rotate an image and then save it as a new image with the quality level of your choice.



Pentax Optio W10

You can add one of three decorative frames with the Composite option.




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