Sony NEX C3 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Sony NEX C3

73

Pentax Q

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,083 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX C3.

competitors

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$362 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Pentax Q Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $279

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$340

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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