Summary Pentax MX-1

Prices Price
Camera only
$499
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/1.8
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
see all specifications
Pentax MX-1Pentax MX-1

gallery

Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Pentax MX-1.

Pros

Report a correction

The Pentax MX-1 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Report a correction

The Pentax MX-1 vs other recent pro digicams

Battery life Above average battery life Help
290 shots

Cons

Report a correction

The Pentax MX-1 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Report a correction

The Pentax MX-1 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1 fps
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
25

dxomark

DXOMark

Appearance

front photo of the Pentax MX-1back photo of the Pentax MX-1angle photo of the Pentax MX-1

Discussion

Pentax MX-1
MX-1
Pentax

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments