Pentax K-5 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Pentax K-5

62

Pentax Q

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
113 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
740 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Size
Really small
Compact (98×57×31 mm)
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q.
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 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 12-32mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$832 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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