Pentax Q10 vs Pentax Q7

Pentax Q10
Pentax Q7

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Really small
Size
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
Light-weight
Weight
200 g
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q7

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Compact 102x58x34 mm
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

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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$159.99
Q7$229.00
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

$249 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

$397 - $447 with 5-15mm lens

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$320

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 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
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$245 body only

$343 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
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$579 - $747 with 18-55mm 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 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

Pentax Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$328 body only

$250 with 20-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization No image stabilization
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$470 - $648 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

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