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
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$493 - $598

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$370 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

$397 with 5-83mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$661 body only

$399 with 5-15mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$335 body only

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

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