Decent camera at a good price, featuring a lightweight and compact design, with a 12.1 megapixel sensor and 5x optical zoom.
The Optio M9000's clear high resolution 2.7'' LCD screen (230,000 dots) allows you to preview shots, view captured images and change camera settings with ease.
The M900 features a wide-angle 5x zoom lens equivalent to 28-140mm in 35mm format. From spectacular landscapes to tightly f ramed snapshots taken from a distance, you can capture even the tiniest details.
The Optio M900 features the Face Detection function to automatically track your subject's face to guarantee sharp focus and optimum exposure, for perfect portrait shots. You also can program the camera to automatically release the shutter when your subject's face turns straight toward the camera and smiles.
The Optio M900 features a Pentax-developed auto picture mode, which automatically and instantly selects the appropriate shooting mode for a given subject or scene. Meanwhile digital panorama mode creates a single panoramic picture from up to three images, which is extremely useful when creating pictures of 180° landscapes or tall buildings.
The Pentax Optio M9000allows you to record beautiful movie clips (640 x 480 pixels) almost equal in quality to those recorded by a video camera, and offers a world-time function to keep track of local time for 75 cities in 28 time zones around the world.
It has a high-speed continuous shooting mode to record sixteen images (fixed resolution: 640 x 480 pixels) in approximately two seconds, and comes with MediaImpression 2.0 software for image viewing, editing and filing your photos.