• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax Q7
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
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Predecessor:   Panasonic TS5
TS5 vs TS6
Successor: Pentax Q-S1
Q7 vs Q-S1
Panasonic TS7
TS6 vs TS7
General
Model Number: Q7 TS6
Alternate Model Number(s):   FT6
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.95 $299.99
Street Price: $195.00 $229.00
Date Available: 2013-08-15 2015-04-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.1 oz (200 g)
includes batteries
7.5 oz (214 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(102 x 58 x 34 mm)
4.3 x 2.7 x 1.1 in.
(109 x 67 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 43.00 feet (13 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.4 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.60mm x 5.70mm) 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 1.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 4.6x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.3), 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p/​24p)
640x480 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (AVC H.264) with monaural sound AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax Q n/a
Lens: 02 Standard Zoom smc Pentax 5-15mm f/2.8-4.5 ED AL [IF] LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR; 10 elements in 8 groups, 5 Aspherical and 1 ED element, Anti-fog glass
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 69mm 28 - 128mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 15mm 4.9 - 22.8mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.5 (T) - f/8 f/3.3 or 10 (W) / f/5.9 or 18 (T), 2-Step
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 40.5mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / 23pt / 1pt / Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional O-VF1 Optical Viewfinder (hotshoe mount)  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto: ISO 100 to 12800 (1/3 EV steps); Bulb mode up to ISO 1600 Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/1300 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Intelligent Multiple
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, HDR, Quick Macro, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf&Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum; Digital filters (capture): Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Slim, HDR, Invert Color, Extract Color, Color, Water Color, Posterization, Fish-eye); HDR Capture: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2; Dynamic Range Adjustment: Highlight and/or Shadow correction Sports, Snow, Beach&Snorkeling, Advanced Underwater,Panorama Shot; Scene modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Hand Held Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Starry Sky, Glass Through, 3D Photo; Creative Control modes: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.9 m / 16.1 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent. GN of ~7m at ISO 200. 0.3 - 5.6m (Wide/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 3.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to +1 EV  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory: Eye-Fi  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (DNG), RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (AVC H.264) with monaural sound AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included 10.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI68 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.6V, 1250mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI68 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 LE for RICOH IMAGING PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE, Adobe Reader
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Larger 1/1.7" back-illuminated CMOS sensor, high sensitivity shooting up to ISO 12800, enhanced Q ENGINE with faster response time during start-up and shooting time. Available in 120 color combinations via Pentax's Color To Order system. Waterproof to 43 ft, dustproof, shockproof to 6.6 ft, freeze-proof to 14 degrees F and pressure resistance to 220 lbf, LED "Torch Light", compass, altimeter, barometer, GPS, Wi-Fi and NFC. Available in camouflage, blue, orange or red.