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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-01

Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
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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recommendations

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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
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
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

$160 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

$390 - $516 body only

$450 - $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

$110 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

$236 body only

$315 - $970 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

$319 - $831 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
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$598 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly 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
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$699 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
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-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,456 body only

$825 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

$400 body only

$500 - $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
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$625 - $899 body only

$929 - $997 with 18-105mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,130 body only

$1,169 - $1,550 with 18-135mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Much larger
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $574 body only

$739 - $759 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax Q7 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$475 body only

$545 - $598 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly 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

$306 - $347 body only

$398 - $497 with 5-15mm lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$292 - $800

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
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$300 - $420 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization No image stabilization
External flash No external flash support

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