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Pentax Q Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandPentax ModelQ
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 125 - 6400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountPentax Q MountCrop Factor5.6X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 25-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 21Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, Food, Quick Macro, Pet, Kids
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1/2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation -2..+1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis
Continuous Drive 5 FPS, 5 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor No
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG DNG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesLens-shutter required for 1/2000s flash-sync, otherwise 1/13s. (GN 7) Flash Sync 1/2000s
Video Capture 1920x1030 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 230 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-06-23, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 98 x 57 x 31mm (W x H x D) Weight 200g

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Pentax Q Facts

Mirrorless digital camera
12 Megapixels Mirrorless (SLD)ISO 125-6400
Pentax Q Mount
5.6X FLM

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
5 FPS Drive, 5 ImagesLithium-Ion
1920x1030 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 460K Pixels
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