Cheapest around at this cost....comes with HD video!!
Wide angle 4x optical zoom (equ. to 27.5 110mm in 35mm)
14 Megapixel CCD sensor
3" LCD monitor, 230 000 dots
Video recording in HDTV compatible (1280x720 pixels, 30 fps
The PENTAX Optio LS1000 offers high resolution images produced by approximately 14 megapixels, a 3 inch LCD monitor, 4x optical zoom lens, HD video function and a simple, user-friendly operation. It also has exceptional Picture Quality the high performance imaging engine combined with the 14 effective megapixels reproduces true-to-life colours and exceptional image resolution.
The LS1000 houses a large easy to view 3 inch LCD monitor the large detailed images and menus are easy to use and adjust, and it automatically selects the most appropriate shooting mode for a given subject or scene. The 15 scene modes, automatically selected, optimise various camera settings including sensitivity and shutter speed to ensure the best results. The Pentax LS1000 has face detection of up to 32 faces within the image field for sharp focus. Plus the ability to make faces smaller, an automatic shutter release to capture smiles and blink detection to avoid closed eyes.
With the LS1000 is HD Movie mode with the sophisticated Movie Shake Reduction mode which automatically compensates camera shake during filming. The LS1000 offers 9 different filters including toy camera, retro and sepia to add visual effects to images.