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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-01

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,135 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 
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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
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
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
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$110 body only

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$789 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$497 body only

$584 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 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 Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$325 - $450 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$493 - $748 body only

$668 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

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

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$433 - $440 body only

$560 - $751 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$646 - $928 body only

$1,075 with 18-55mm, 50-200mm lenses

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Pentax K-500

Pentax K-500

Entry-level DSLR

$399 - $576 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$426 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$650 - $748 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$499

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$239 - $292

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

$200 with 10-30mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Supports 24p No 24p support
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 with 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Supports 24p No 24p support
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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