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Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 
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differences

Advantages of the Pentax Q10

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Battery life Slightly longer battery life 270 shots vs 250 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $179.00 vs $276.95
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The best price we've seen is $98 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Pentax Q7

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The Q7's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Size Fairly small Help
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Weight Light weight Help
200 g
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Q10:$179.00
Q7:$276.95
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
Q10:1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Q7:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
Q10:9.7 MP
Q7:12 MP
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10:270 shots
Q7:250 shots
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
460k dots
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$110 - $397 body only

$497 with 5-15mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$260 with 2000-2mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$322 body only

$315 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Pentax K-01

Pentax K-01

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$310

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $549 with 9-27mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash

Pentax Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 - $300 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External flash No external flash support
Weight Heavier

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$549 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$463 - $500 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Supports 24p No 24p support

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