Pentax Optio W20 Review

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Pentax Optio W20


Playback Screens & Menus



Pentax Optio W20

The Review button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode with some information overlayed. Press "right" or "left" to scroll through the captured images.



Pentax Optio W20

Pressing the OK button toggles the amount of overlay information displayed. Here you can see the extended exposure information screen, with the histogram display.



Pentax Optio W20

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 W20

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 W20

Movie clips playback full screen, 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 W20

The play mode menu has options for playing an automatic slide show, 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 W20

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 W20

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 W20

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 W20

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




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