Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
Camera only
$239
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
Wide angle Great 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

Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$238.72
Weight Light Help
507 g

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Weight Heavy Help
507 g
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×86×107 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
4.2"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
26.4x
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable

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