Pentax Espio/IQZoom 150SL

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The Pentax Espio 150 SL is a luxury compact camera for 35mm film, made in China in 2001. The body is made of aluminium which gives it a quality feel as soon as you pick it up. Furthermore the 150 SL has some nice specifications, making it a versatile and good compact. It was marketed in a gold color, but silver versions are also known. A date imprinting version was also available.

  • 38-150mm lens with aspherical elements
  • 8 lens elements in 6 groups
  • Aperture f/5.6 at 38mm and f/12 at 150mm
  • Shutter speed from 2 sec. to 1/360 sec.
  • Film speed by DX encoding from 25 - 3200 ISO
  • Multi pattern metering with automatic backlight compensation
  • 5 point auto focus with switchable spot AF
  • Actual image viewfinder
  • Adjustable dioptre
  • Multiple flash modes
  • Macro mode at 150mm
  • Panorama mode (crops the image)
  • LCD display shows all functions, illuminates automatically when dark
  • Power by one CR2 battery
  • Size 112mm x 60mm x 48mm
  • Weight 200 grams