Sony NEX C3 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Sony NEX C3

70

Pentax Q

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,083 ISO
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

$369 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$209 - $247 body only

$359 with 5-15mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

$603 with 5-15mm, 15-45mm lenses

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$260 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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