Pentax X-5 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax X-5 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: X-5 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $279.95
Street Price: $229.08
Date Available: 2012-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 22.0 oz (623 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.7 x 3.4 x 4.2 in.
(119 x 86 x 107 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1464 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 60p/30p, 30p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.37
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 22 - 580 mm
Zoom Ratio: 26.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 7.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f5.9 (tele) with 2-stage aperture 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 230K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment dial (diopter range unavailable) 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots (153,000 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light (D, N, W), Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Handheld Night Snap, Sport, Landscape, Portrait, Scene (Flower, Blue Sky, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, , Fireworks, HDR, Surf & Snow, Baby, Kids, Pet, Food, Digital SR, Stage Lighting, Text, Museum, Digital Wide, Digital Panorama, Frame Composite) 
Self Timer: 10s, 2s, Remote 3 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: Wide: approx. 0.66 - 38 ft; Tele: approx. 4.9 - 20ft  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 75.3
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (AVC/H.264 with monaural sound) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input, Micro (Type-D) HDMI 
Included Software: Software CD-ROM S-SW129 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium or Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: 500
Notes & Features: BSI CMOS Sensor, Sensor-shift-type Shake Reduction (SR), Tilting 460K-dot LCD, 230K-dot EVF, 1080p Full HD Movies. Available in silver or black. 

 


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