Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
Camera only
$240
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
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
Wide angle Excellent wide angle lens Help
22 mm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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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"
Lowest price Very inexpensive Help
$240.39

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
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"
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
f/3.1
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Zoom Below average zoom Help
26.4x
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
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
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds

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