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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
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.9 EV
 

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
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
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

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$560 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$311 - $400 with 22mm 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
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly 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

$274

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly 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
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $748 body only

$500 - $779 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$352 - $415 body only

$495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker

Pentax K-01 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$594 - $1,199 body only

$1,349 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$528 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
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

$669 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Live view No live view
Movie format Does not take movies

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$179 with 5-83mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
True resolution Lower true resolution
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$397 body only

$497 with 5-15mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$509 body only

$602 - $748 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
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Supports 24p No 24p support

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