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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-01

Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.9 EV
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
 
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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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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Supports 24p 24p support Help
For that film look
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
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
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

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$179 with 5-83mm lens

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

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$110 - $397 body only

$497 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
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$397 - $476 body only

$487 - $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
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$748 - $798 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$322 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
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$598 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
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

$319 body only

$477 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

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Live view No live view
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$420 body only

$890 with 18-55mm, 50-200mm lenses

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

$752 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Fewer focus points
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$910 - $1,197 body only

$1,258 - $1,347 with 18-135mm lens

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

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $549 with 9-27mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Supports RAW No RAW support
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$549 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$310

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
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$463 - $500 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Supports 24p No 24p support

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