Pentax Q10 vs Pentax Q7

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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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
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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
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Size Fairly small Help
Compact (102×58×34 mm)
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Weight Light weight Help
200 g
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Q10$159.99
Q7$265.83
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
Q109.7 MP
Q712 MP
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
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10270 shots
Q7250 shots
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 body only

$350 with 5mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 - $328 body only

$375 - $430 with 5-15mm lens

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$274 body only

$440 - $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
Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 body only

$640 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
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$225 with 10-30mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$240 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 Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$149 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External flash No external flash support
Weight Slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$518

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$585 body only

$380 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR

Boutique

$469 - $599

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$289 - $295 body only

$350 - $378 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed

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