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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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
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
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
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 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
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
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-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-500

Pentax K-500

Entry-level DSLR

$439 - $576 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
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$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
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$484 with 14-42mm 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 MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$239 - $292

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$433 - $550 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

$660 - $928 body only

$830 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$401 - $598

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$198 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

appearance

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