Summary Pentax XG-1

Prices Price
Camera only
$242
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
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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Zoom Huge zoom Help
52x
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$241.55

Cons

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Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×89×98 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
567 g
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
July 2014
Thickness Thick Help
3.9"
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Screen resolution 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
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
4 seconds

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