Summary Pentax XG-1

Prices Price
Camera only
$850
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 52x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Pentax XG-1 vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
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The Pentax XG-1 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Professional size (119×89×98 mm)
Weight Light Help
567 g
Thickness Thin Help
3.9"

Cons

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Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×89×98 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
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
3.9"
Lowest price Expensive Help
$849.99
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
9 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
July 2014
Weight Heavy Help
567 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
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The Pentax XG-1 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
52x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
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