Summary Pentax X-5

Prices Price
Camera only
$252
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 7
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
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$251.79
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

Cons

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The Pentax X-5 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
f/3.1
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"
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
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
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 Below average zoom Help
26.4x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
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
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
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