Summary Pentax X70

Prices Price
Camera only
$649
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 15
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 24x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 720p
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Pros

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The Pentax X70 vs other recent digicams

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
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Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (110×83×90 mm)
Weight Light Help
410 g

Cons

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Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
26 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
March 2009
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (110×83×90 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
10.0 cm
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
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The Pentax X70 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
24x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
4 seconds
Movie format HD movies Help
720p
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.7"
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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