Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

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Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

     

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q10

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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
$159.99 vs $219.99
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (around 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
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Q10:$159.99
Q7:$219.99
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
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
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
Q10:9.7 MP
Q7:12 MP
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
7 lenses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
Q10:270 shots
Q7:250 shots
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

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Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 body only

$339 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

$235 - $347 body only

$447 - $497 with 5-15mm lens

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$236 body only

$324 - $400 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 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 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
Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1

Pro digicam

$382

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$420 - $443

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$675 - $698 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
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

Pentax Q10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$149 - $170 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External flash No external flash support
Weight Heavier

Pentax Q7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$429 body only

$520 - $748 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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