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Pentax X-5


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Manufacturer Pentax
Model name X-5
Date announced 2012-08-22
MSRP $279
Street price $228  See all prices
Official site Pentax X-5 Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.33" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 26X optical + 7.2X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
22.3mm - 580mm
Max aperture F3.1 - F5.9
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (3 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 460,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 6400
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies
 
Storage method 75.3MB onboard memory + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used AA (4)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
500 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.7 x 3.4 x 4.2 in (119.4 x 86.4 x 106.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 17.9 oz (507 g)
 
Included software Pentax Digital Camera Utility 4
 
Misc. notes Comes in silver and black
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