Sony NEX C3 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Sony NEX C3

100

Pentax Q

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
430 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Size
Really small
Compact (98×57×31 mm)
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 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX C3.

competitors

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$400 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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