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Pentax Q


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Manufacturer Pentax
Model name Q
Date announced 2011-06-23
MSRP $800
Street price $479  See all prices
Official site Pentax Q Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Pentax Q
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
5.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 460,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder Optional
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 125/200/400/800/1600/3200/640
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used D-LI68 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
230 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in (99.1 x 58.4 x 30.5 mm)
Weight (empty) 6.3 oz (180 g)
 
Included software Pentax Digital Camera Utility 4
 
Misc. notes The Q is the world's smallest interchangeable lens camera, though it uses the same 1/2.3" sensor (a back-illuminated CMOS) as a typical point-and-shoot camera. Includes an F1.9, 47 mm equivalent lens. An optional optical viewfinder is designed to work with this lens. Available in black and white.
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