Pentax K-5 vs Pentax Q-S1

Pentax K-5
Pentax Q-S1

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
740 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q-S1

Size
Really small
Compact (105×58×34 mm)
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
203 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Pentax Q-S1.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$1,444 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Pentax Q-S1 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$219 with 5-15mm lens

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