Pentax are responsible for a number of smart digital cameras. The latest in their long line of products looks as though it’s aimed at trying to please all. The Optio RS1500 is highly customizable and various removable parts which can be switched to suit the user.
Pentax are claiming that their second generation Optio is ‘infinitely customizable’ with its removable faceplate system and interchangeable lens ring snaps. It comes with a choice of black snap rings which can be easily changed without the use of tools.
As the article by Shane McGlaun at Slashgear explains the camera has ten different skins to choose from and cosmetics can be customized in three steps. Personalized skins can also be used using the Pentax software that can take your design or even a photo that has been taken with the Optio, which can be printed off using users’ color printers.
The RS1500 is no bigger than a credit card and comes in silver, white or pearl as standard. It has a lens telephoto range that covers 27.5mm to 110mm, 4x optical zoom, a 14 megapixel image sensor and a rear 3” LCD display. You can order online where the camera will cost $149.95. Shipping starts next month.
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