Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
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$241
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 26.4x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.1
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 22 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
22 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$240.93
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
Weight Light Help
507 g
Thickness Thin Help
4.2"

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
4.2"
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
26.4x
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
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