Pentax Q Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Q 
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General
Model Number: Q
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $749.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.5 oz (241 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(98 x 58 x 31 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 12.8
Effective Megapixels: 12.4
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.43"
Focal Length Multiplier: 5.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
2688 x 2016 (5.4 MP, 4:3),
2688 x 1792 (4.8 MP, 3:2),
2688 x 1512 (4.1 MP, 16:9),
2016 x 2016 (4.1 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1440 (2.8 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1440 x 1440 (2.1 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.3), 12-bit DNG RAW
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p, 30p
Movie File Format: MOV (AVC H.264) with stereo sound
Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax Q
Kit Lens: 01 Standard Prime smc Pentax 8.5mm f/1.9 AL [IF]
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 47 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.9 - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:
Filter Thread: 41mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: AF Single (w focus lock, focus/release priority selectable), AF Continuous, AF Face Detection, Manual; Auto 25 Point, User-Selectable, Center
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type: Optional O-VF1 Optical Viewfinder (hotshoe mount)
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (125-6400), 125-6400, 1/3 steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG only), Night Snap, Food, Quick Macro (JPG only), Pet, Kids, Forest, Surf & Snow, HDR (JPG only), Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse: Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Soft
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent. GN of 7m at ISO 200.
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000
Flash Exp Compensation: -2 to +1 EV
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR
Other Connection: HDMI out (Type D, Micro)
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI68
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI68 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 230
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM S-SW115 (includes SilkyPix)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.3+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's smallest, lightest Interchangeable Lens Camera. Sensor-shift IS, dust reduction, full HD movies, HDR mode. Available in black or white.

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