Pentax K-01 vs Pentax Q7

Pentax K-01
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-01

Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-01. Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q7.

differences

Advantages of the Pentax K-01

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Lens availability
Much more lenses available
109 lenses vs 7 lenses
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More than 15.5x more lenses available
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
500 shots vs 250 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
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Advantages of the Pentax Q7

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Size
Significantly smaller
102x58x34 mm vs 122x79x58 mm
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2.8x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
200 g vs 561 g
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2.8x lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.3" vs 2.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Supports 24p 24p support Help
For that film look
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
K-0116.1 MP
Q712 MP

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 body only

$350 with 5mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$242 body only

$315 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$240 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$291 body only

$330 - $398 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR

Boutique

$473 - $575

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Interchangeable lenses Has a built-in lens

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$308 body only

$379 - $446 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Focus points Fewer focus points
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,117 body only

$816 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Fewer focus points
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$685 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Pentax K-5 IIs

Pentax K-5 IIs

Entry-level DSLR

$617 body only

$989 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Fewer focus points

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$167 body only

$513 with 5-15mm, 15-45mm lenses

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
True resolution Lower true resolution
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$396 body only

$489 - $520 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$259 - $297 body only

$388 - $430 with 5-15mm lens

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 - $449 body only

$499 - $521 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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Pentax K-01 Pentax Q7
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