Pentax MX-1 vs Sony SLT A37

Winner
Pentax MX-1

73

Sony SLT A37

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax MX-1

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (122×61×51 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A37

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Pentax MX-1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT A37.

competitors

Pentax MX-1 Competitors

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$1,365

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus Pen E-P5

Olympus Pen E-P5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Pro digicam

$395

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Sony SLT A37 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$237

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 with 20-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Pentax MX-1
MX-1
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Sony SLT A37
SLT A37
Sony

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