Pentax unveiled a new rugged camera, Optio WG-1 GPS, which is made in unique design. The design is closely similar to GPS navigator. So, if you are looking for something unique, and rugged, Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS is your top candidate.
However, Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS is not so powerful in rugged specifications compared to Panasonic DMC-FT3 or you probably called it DMC-TS3 in United State. The gadget only features 33 feet waterproof, and up to 5 feet shockproof. More, the gadget doesn’t have ability to capture in Full HD resolution.
In addition, this new camera features a 2.7-inch widescreen TFT LCD with anti-reflective coating on cover and 230,000 dot resolution, a 14MP 1/2.3-inch interline transfer CCD sensor, HDMI port, a Pentax Wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens, a 97MB internal memory, and GPS functionality. If you feel the storage capacity is not enough, you enable to expand via SD, SDHC, DSXC memory card.
Packed in 4.5″ W x 2.3″ H x 1.1″D and 5.0 oz weight, Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS camera is available for pre-order now in two colors option: black,and yellow green for $399.99. The shipping will take time in April 2011. [Dandy Gadget Source]