Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

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Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

     

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
Light-weight
Weight
200 g
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
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
 

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
$149.85 vs $219.99
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (more than 30% 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
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:$149.85
Q7:$219.99
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
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
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
Q10:1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Q7:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
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
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

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$120 body only

$350 with 5mm lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$298 - $350 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 Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$297 - $298 body only

$362 - $447 with 5-15mm lens

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$235 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 MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$343

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$229 with 10-30mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Is slightly heavier
External flash Doesn't support an external 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 Q10 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$400 - $659

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Screen size Smaller screen

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Pentax Q7.

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