Pentax Q10 vs Pentax Q7

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Light-weight
Weight
200 g
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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
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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
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$167.29
Q7$228.49
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
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
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10270 shots
Q7250 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

$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

$259 - $297 body only

$388 - $430 with 5-15mm lens

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$348

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Pentax K-01

Pentax K-01

Mirrorless interchangeable-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
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$242 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
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$345 - $350 body only

$1,000 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weight Is slightly heavier
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$275 - $399 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
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature

Pentax Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$398

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$280 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$396 body only

$489 - $500 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 - $449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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