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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
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
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 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
True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$322 body only

$310 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
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$397 - $476 body only

$480 - $547 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
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$319 - $567 body only

$389 - $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
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$735 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$630 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
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

$1,319 body only

$1,167 - $1,934 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-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$560 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
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$480 - $529 body only

$500 - $779 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
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$890 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $600 body only

$599 - $620 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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 Slightly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
True resolution Lower true resolution
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$280

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$575 - $698 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$598

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

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