Pentax launches two colorful compacts, the Optio RZ 10 and Optio RS 10000

To compliment the release of their new DSLR, the Kr, Pentax also introduced two bargain-oriented compact cameras, the Optio RZ 10 and the Optio RS 1000. The 14.1megapixel Optio RZ 10 really packs a punch in the zoom department, offering 10x optical zoom (28-280mm 35mm equivalent), all in a sleek and slender package. The RZ 10 also features Pentax It will be available next month in four colors (violet, lime green, white and black) $219.