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
High true resolution
True resolution
16 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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 Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax Q Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Pentax K-7

Pentax K-7

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Much larger

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