Pentax K-01

Pentax K-01

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Pentax Q7

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

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

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
Battery life
Much longer battery life
500 shots vs 250 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 23.7x15.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Around 9x larger sensor
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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recommendations

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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
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$150 body only

$179 with 5-83mm lens

Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 - $400 body only

$427 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$120 body only

$338 with 5-15mm 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

$235 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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$309 - $527 body only

$389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$259 body only

$449 - $502 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weight Is slightly heavier

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,169 body only

$910 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Fewer focus points
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$525 - $560 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-7

Pentax K-7

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$883 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$1,999 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$729 - $1,067 body only

$947 - $1,358 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Much larger
Focus points Fewer focus points

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$297 - $400 body only

$347 - $364 with 5-15mm lens

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$343

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$189 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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