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Comparisons / Comparison of Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS and Pentax WG-3

Comparison of Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS and Pentax WG-3 [S]ave

Attribute
Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS
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Pentax WG-3
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General
ModelPentax Optio WG-2 GPSPentax WG-3
BrandPentaxPentax
Manufacturer urlhttps://us.ricoh-imaging.com/https://us.ricoh-imaging.com/
Model numberWG-2 GPSWG-3
Camera formatCompactCompact
Release year (year)20122013
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)122125
Width (mm)3133
Height (mm)6164
Weight (g)198230
Waterproof++
PredecessorPentax WG-1 GPSPentax WG-2
SuccessorPentax WG-3 GPS-
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Effective megapixels (MP)16.0016.00
Sensor format1/2.3 inch1/2.3 inch
Sensor area (mm²)28.0728.07
Sensor width (mm)6.176.17
Sensor height (mm)4.554.55
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)1.341.34
Aspect ratio4:34:3
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Self-cleaning--
Sensor shift image stabilization-+
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1024 x 768(0.8 mp 4:3)
  • 1920 x 1080(2.1 mp 16:9)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1464(3.8 mp other)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 1728(5.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 3456 x 3456(11.9 mp 1:1)
  • 4608 x 2592(11.9 mp 16:9)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 1024 x 768(0.8 mp 4:3)
  • 1920 x 1080(2.1 mp 16:9)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1464(3.8 mp other)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 1728(5.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 3456 x 3456(11.9 mp 1:1)
  • 4608 x 2592(11.9 mp 16:9)
  • 4608 x 3456(15.9 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
Continuous-mode (fps)1.00-
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480
Movie max framerate (fps)-60
Image Storage
Movie file formatMP4 (AVC H.264) with mono audioMP4 (AVC H.264 video with 32Khz 16-bit stereo PCM audio)
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video++
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
LensPentax zoom lens, 11 elements in 9 groups, 5 aspherical elementsPentax zoom lens; 9 elements in 7 groups, 4 aspherical elements
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)28.00 - 140.0025.00 - 100.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)5.00 - 25.005.00 - 18.00
Zoom ratio (x)5.004.00
Aperture range (f)0.18 - 0.290.20 - 0.50
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)5040
Macro focus range (cm)1 - 301 - 30
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 7.2
  • 36
  • 7.2
  • 28.8
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus type9-point Contrast Detection with face recognition, spot, pan, and auto tracking modesContrast Detection: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1cm Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
Viewfinder
ViewfinderLCDLCD
Focus peaking--
Display
Eye-level viewfinder--
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.003.00
Rear display resolution (dots)460,000460,000
Touchscreen--
Articulating screen--
Tilt swivel screen--
Selfie screen--
Max playback zoom (x)1010
Exposure
Iso settingsAuto (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400Auto (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • auto
  • daylight
  • fluorescent
  • manual
  • shade
  • tungsten
  • auto
  • daylight
  • fluorescent light (d: daylight color
  • manual
  • n: daylight white
  • shade
  • tungsten light
  • w: white light)
Shutter speed range (s)1/4000 - 41/4000 - 4
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, SpotMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority--
Shutter priority--
Full manual exposure--
Creative exposure modesNight Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, FlowerHDR, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 10
  • 2
  • 10
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • auto
  • auto + redeye
  • flash off
  • flash on
  • on + redeye
  • auto
  • auto + redeye
  • flash off
  • flash on
  • on + redeye
Flash range description18 ft (wide, auto ISO), 11 ft (tele, auto ISO)34 ft (wide, auto ISO), 14 ft (tele, auto ISO)
Usable memory types
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support--
Included memory (MB)8870
Included memory typeInternalInternal
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi--
NFC--
Bluetooth--
Built-in gps+-
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • usb 2.0 high speed
Pictbridge compliant--
Dpof compliant++
Remote control++
Remote control type
  • optional ir
  • optional ir
Connections (extended)
  • micro hdmi out (type d)
  • micro hdmi (type d)
Performance Timing
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)1.00-
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)260240
Battery form factorProprietary D-LI92Proprietary D-LI92
Usable battery types
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included1 x Proprietary D-LI92 Lithium-ion rechargeable1 x Proprietary D-LI92 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Software
Included software
  • software s-sw125 (cd rom)
  • software cd rom
Os compatibility
  • mac os x 10.4+
  • windows xp(sp3)/vista/7
  • mac os x 10.4+
  • windows xp(sp3)/vista/7/8
Miscellaneous
Notes and featuresWaterproof to 40 feet, Shockproof to 5 feet, Crushproof to 200 LBF, Freezeproof to 14F, Dustproof, Full HD 1080p MoviesDual Sensor-shift & Pixel Track Shake Reduction, f/2.0 4x lens, Full HD 1080p Movies, Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5')



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