Summary Pentax Q-S1

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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Help 12 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 12,800 ISO
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The Pentax Q-S1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Size Quite small Help
Compact (105×58×34 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Very light Help
203 g


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The Pentax Q-S1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
August 2014
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
250 shots
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
7 lenses
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds


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Pentax Q-S1

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