Pentax Imaging Systems Division is a new portable point-and-shoot digital camera for the Optio Series of cameras. The Pentax Optio LS1000 is a 14MP digital camera that offers nice compact simple styling and function. The compact digital camera weights just 131 grams with a battery and has the following dimensions; 9.2 x 5.6 x 2.0 cm.
The Pentax Optio LS1000 features a 1/2.33’’ CCD image sensor with 14 effective mega-pixels. The LS1000 digital camera also features a 4x optical zoom lens covering 27.5mm wide angle. The LS1000 has a slot for SD and SDHC memory cards but it still supplies you with 18.4 MB of internal storage. On the rear of the Pentax Optio LS1000 there is a 3.0-inch LCD color screen with 230,000 dots of resolution.
As for features for capturing images and video the LS1000 is well equipped. The Pentax Optio camera features automatic face detection, smile detection, auto-tracking AF (auto-focus) mode for focusing on moving objects, burst mode shoot at a speed of 16 images in 2 seconds, HD movie mode for shooting 720p HD video (1280 x 720), nine different digital filters for photo manipulation fun and much more.