Summary Pentax XG-1

Prices Price
Camera only
$850
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 4
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

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2.8
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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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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The Pentax XG-1 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (119×89×98 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Thickness Thick Help
3.9"
Lowest price Expensive Help
$849.99
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
9 fps
Announced Old Help
July 2014
Weight Heavy Help
567 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Pentax XG-1 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
52x
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Battery life Very short 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 Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
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 Short exposures Help
4 seconds

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