• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Pentax Q10 advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon 360 advantages over Pentax Q10

  • Less expensive
    $500 vs $600 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    8 years vs 12 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 12.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax Q

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $695
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon 360
Pentax Q
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $695
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Pentax Q7

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q7
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon 360
Pentax Q7
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q-S1
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon 360
Pentax Q-S1
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Pentax Q10
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • RAW file ability
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon 360
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive

Compared to Olympus TG-Tracker

Pentax Q10
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • RAW file ability
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon 360
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
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