logo
RSS Twitter YouTube

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.

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 Construction
Size 98 x 57 x 31mm (W x H x D) Weight 200g

Updates

    2014.08.08

  • 2014.08.08

    Nikon D810 Review

    Nikon D810 Review

    Professional DSLR with anti-alias-filter-free 36 MP CMOS sensor. Ultra-low ISO 32 to 51200. 5 FPS and 1080p @ 60 FPS. Large 0.7X magnification 100% coverage OVF. All new processing-pipeline and Highlight-Weighed metering.

  • 2014.08.02

  • 2014.08.02

    Fuji X-T1 Photographer Experience

    Fuji X-T1 Photographer Experience

    Photographer Experience report on using the Fuji X-T1 along with the Fujinon XF18-135mm F/3.5-5.6R LM OIS WR and Fujinon XF10-24mm F/4R OIS lenses.

  • 2014.07.24

  • 2014.07.24

    Olympus Stylus 1 Review

    Olympus Stylus 1 Review

    Premium compact with bright F/2.8 constant aperture stabilized 10.7X wide-angle optical zoom lens. Full manual-controls with dual control-dials, plus a huge 1.15X EVF with 1.4 MP and an Eye-Start sensor. 3-Stop ND-Filter and WiFi built-in.

  • 2014.06.27

  • 2014.06.27

    Canon Rebel SL1 Review

    Canon Rebel SL1 Review

    The smallest DSLR yet packs a 18 megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor with hybrid Phase-Detect and Contrast-Detect AF. Captures images at 4 FPS and 1080p HD video.

  • 2014.06.16

  • 2014.06.16

    Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2014 Review

    Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2014 Review

    The lightest 14" ultra-book features a high-resolution 2560x1440 QHD non-glare display in a carbon-fiber body with illuminated and spill-proof keyboard. WiFi, WiDi, 4G and Gigabit Ethernet all in one sleek design.

  • 2014.06.10

  • 2014.06.10

    Nikon D4s Review

    Nikon D4s Review

    All-new Nikon flagship professional DSLR with a 16 MP sensor capable for ISO 50-409,600, 11 FPS continuous drive for 200 JPEG or 78 RAW, full 1080p HD @ 60 FPS with clean HDMI out, Time-Lapse Video, Interval Timer. Built-in HTTP and FTP servers, plus Gigabit Ethernet and more.

  • 2014.05.24

  • 2014.05.24

    Nikon D3300 Review

    Nikon D3300 Review

    The newest entry-level Nikon DSLR features a 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor without Anti-Alias filter. 5 FPS Drive, full 1080p HD and 11-point Phase-Detect AF in a simple and compact body.

  • 2014.05.19

  • 2014.05.19

    Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

    Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

    16 MP Micro Four-Thirds mirrorless without anti-alias filter. Built-in 5-Axis stabilization and 37-point Phase-Detect AF. 10 FPS drive plus full 1080p HD. Freezeproof body with dual control-dials, a 2.4 MP EVF and 3" tilting touchscreen LCD.

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
Buy from these sellers:Buy From Amazon.com

Camera Bag

Clear

Your camera bag is empty. To add a camera or lens click on the star next to its name.

New Cameras & Lenses