Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Sep 15, 2002, 2:51 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 1
Default Pentax optio 430RS or Fujifilm F401?

I am a newbie and need help choosing between these two. I want something small and compact for personal use. The Fuji has only 2mp but a 'CCD sensor' apparently upgrades this to 4mp. It is newer, smaller, cheaper and has a useful looking docking station.
Will I regret not buying the Pentax with it 4mp and other features, if I plump for the Fuji?
Charger is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Sep 16, 2002, 7:29 AM   #2
Senior Member
ajitkataria's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 315

In my view the Pentax Optio 430RS seems to be a better choice due to a few reasons, some of which are cited below;

1. the pixel front; Pentax sports a sensor with 4.13 MP (3.76 effective), whereas Fuji sports it with 2.1 MP (2.1 e).
2. The media used is Compact Flash whereas SmartMedia is used in Fuji.
*(CompactFlash is termed better with the read write speeds)*
3. Pentax comes with 11 MB of Internal Memory, Fuji none.
4. Remote control is infrared, in fuji it is wired.

to me Pentax 430 RS seems to be a better choice.

ajitkataria is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 8:05 AM.