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Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
 
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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 Cheaper $168.75 vs $521.35
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The best price we've seen is $353 cheaper (3.1x 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
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
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
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10:270 shots
Q7:250 shots
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
460k dots
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
Color depth Has slightly less color depth
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 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
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$298 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is significantly 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

$234 - $269

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $548

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
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$285 - $299 with 20-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR

Boutique

$606 - $697

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$610 - $1,215 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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