Pentax Introduces the WG-3 In White


Pentax has had the WG-3 tough camera out for a while and today the company is introducing a brand new color: white. Yes, it is gorgeous and we bow down to our Pentaxian overlords, but did anyone think about losing this thing in the snow? It has some black edges and some blue markings but if the sun is extremely bright then the snow is going to be tough to look at as it is. Just pray that you don’t drop it when you vacation over to Fargo or Siberia. And don’t worry too much about it, it’s probably tougher than you are anyway, you wimp.

This camera will be out in July 2013 for $299.99. And in the mean time, you can check out our review of its green cousin.

Review: Pentax WG3 Tough Cam


Ever wanted to just beat the living crap out of your camera sometimes? Me neither! But some cameras are essentially designed for you to do just that. And that is where the Pentax WG3 may mostly appeal to the adventurer type of personality. With an F2 lens at the wide angle, a digital compass, and even a clock on it, it seems like not only a cool camera but also an essential multi-functional device.

But is that enough to make you spend the money?

Continue reading…