Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
Camera only
$299
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
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

Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
22 mm
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Weight Light Help
507 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$299.00

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
4.2"
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Weight Heavy Help
507 g
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
26.4x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second

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