Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
Camera only
$304
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 8
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
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
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Weight Light Help
507 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$304.17

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Thickness Thick Help
4.2"
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
507 g
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
4 seconds
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second

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