Pentax Q10 vs Pentax Q7

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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
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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
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
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:$159.99
Q7:$222.00
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
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
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
Q10:9.7 MP
Q7:12 MP
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
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
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10:270 shots
Q7:250 shots
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 body only

$299 with 5mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$235 body only

$300 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 MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$319

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$347 - $350 body only

$447 with 5-15mm lens

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm 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
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $798

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$342 body only

$279 - $480 with 20-50mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash

Pentax Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$398

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Screen size Smaller screen

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$435 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor

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