Optio WPi

Optio WPi

Pentax Optio WPi Review

By Movable Type Admin


Click for our main menu

Pentax Optio WPi


Playback Screens & Menus



Pentax Optio WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

Pressing the Zoom-Wide button brings up the thumbnail index mode, here you can quickly search through the stored images and select one for full screen playback.



Pentax Optio WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

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 WPi

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



Pentax Optio WPi

The World Time function is great when traveling to other countries or time zones, you can choose to have their local time displayed while taking pictures or during playback (Display time in 62 cities & 28 time zones).



Pentax Optio WPi

Set one to three alarms to remind you of important appointments.




Continue on to
Steve's Conclusion


Return To Our
Reviews Menu











Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
PowerShot SX610 HS White 20.2MP Digital Camera, Tahoe 30 Camera Case and 16GB SDHC Card PowerShot SX610 HS White 20.2MP Digital Camera, Tahoe 30 Camera Case and 16GB SDHC Card $404.97
Nikon COOLPIX AW120 16.1 MP Wi-Fi and Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video, Orange (Import) + 8pc Bundle 8GB Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth Nikon COOLPIX AW120 16.1 MP Wi-Fi and Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video, Orange (Import) + 8pc Bundle 8GB Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth $369.99
Ricoh WG-5 GPS Digital Camera, 16MP, Gunmetal Gray - Bundle With Camera Case, 16GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Cleaning Kit, HDMI Micro Cable Ricoh WG-5 GPS Digital Camera, 16MP, Gunmetal Gray - Bundle With Camera Case, 16GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Cleaning Kit, HDMI Micro Cable $285.99
Nikon COOLPIX AW130 Compact Digital Camera - Black (International Model No Warranty) Nikon COOLPIX AW130 Compact Digital Camera - Black (International Model No Warranty) $285.99
Panasonic Lumix ZS19 14.1 MP High Sensitivity MOS Digital Camera with 20x Optical Zoom (Black) Panasonic Lumix ZS19 14.1 MP High Sensitivity MOS Digital Camera with 20x Optical Zoom (Black) $285.99
Pentax DL-I8 Battery for Optio S, S6, S4i, S5i, S5z, WPi & WP Digital Cameras - Retail Packaging Pentax DL-I8 Battery for Optio S, S6, S4i, S5i, S5z, WPi & WP Digital Cameras - Retail Packaging $59.99
Battery Charger for Pentax D-LI8 Camera Battery for models: Pentax Optio A10, A20, A30, A40, L20, T10, T20, W10, W20, WP, WPi, X, S, S4, S4i, S5i, S5n, S5z, S6, S7, SV, SVi &More, for Car & Home, European Adapter + Microfiber Cloth | DLI8 Battery Charger for Pentax D-LI8 Camera Battery for models: Pentax Optio A10, A20, A30, A40, L20, T10, T20, W10, W20, WP, WPi, X, S, S4, S4i, S5i, S5n, S5z, S6, S7, SV, SVi &More, for Car & Home, European Adapter + Microfiber Cloth | DLI8 $30.00