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Pentax WG-3 Purple Digital Camera {16 M/P}

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Pentax WG-3 Purple Digital Camera {16 M/P} Description


Pentax WG-3 GPS 16 Megapixel Compact Camera - Purple - 3" LCD - 16:9 - 4x Optical Zoom - 7.2x - Optical, Digital (IS) - 4608 x 3456 Image - 1920 x 1080 Video - HDMI - HD Movie Mode - GPS

Your Adventure Is Now

We intensified 'tough' with the 15th generation of our ruggedized compact camera as it builds on proven PENTAX experience to bring you the best adventure proof camera yet. Capture outstanding images in any element with its brighter 4X optical zoom and new Shake Reduction system. Enjoy built-in digital pressure, altitude and depth gauges, a compass and wireless charging in the upgraded GPS model. Dive deeper, climb higher, explore longer, and capture even more of your journey with the PENTAX WG-3 GPS. Your adventure is now.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 16 MP
  • Body Color:   Purple
  • Sensor Size/Type: 1/2.3" / CMOS
  • Resolution: 4608 x 3456
  • ISO: Auto, 125-6400
  • White Balance:  Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (White), Manual, Shade, Tungsten
  • Image Stabilization:  Digital
  • Optical Zoom: 4x
  • Aperture Range:  f2 - f4.9
  • LCD Size:  3"
  • Shutter Speed: 1/4 sec - 1/4000 sec
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
    • Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye, Flash on, Flash off
  • Continuous Drive:  1 fps
  • Video:  Yes, NTSC/PAL
  • Memory Card Type(s): SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery:  D-LI92 Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Weight: 8.4 oz / 238 g 
  • Dimensions: 4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3" / 12.4 x 6.4 x 3.3 cm
  • Manufacturer's Model #:  12673



Audio Formats PCM, WAV

Built-in Devices

Built-in Devices Microphone, Speaker


Flash Memory Capacity 70 MB


Minimum Diopter Adjustment No
Maximum Diopter Adjustment No


Memory Card Supported Eye-Fi Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card


ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800
Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Exposure Control

Program AE

Physical Characteristics

Height 2.5"
Color Purple
Durability Cold Proof, Crush Proof, Dust Proof, Shock Proof, Water Proof


Image Formats JPEG
Aspect Ratio 16:9


Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
HD Movie Mode Yes
Video Formats MP4, MPEG-4 AVC


Analog Video Out Yes

Network & Communication


Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Built-in No
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Display & Graphics

Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Total Camera Resolution 16.8 Megapixel
Display Resolution 460000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Tungsten Light
  • Fluorescent Light Daylight Color
  • Fluorescent Light Daylight White
  • Fluorescent Light White Light
  • Manual
Touchscreen No
Effective Camera Resolution 16 Megapixel
Screen Size 3"


Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Soft
External Flash No

General information

Product Model WG-3 GPS
Manufacturer Part Number 12673
Brand Name Pentax


Minimum Focus Distance 0.39"
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 25 mm to 100 mm
Lens Construction 9 Elements in 7 Groups
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Wide Angle Yes
Image Stabilization Digital, Optical
Optical Zoom 4x
Digital Zoom 7.2x
Focal Length 4.50 mm to 18 mm


Language Supported Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Features Blink Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Orientation Sensor, Pet Recognition, Self-timer, Smile Detection, Time Lapse Function
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