General

Pentax Q10 Sony Alpha NEX-6
Brand
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Pentax Sony
Lowest price
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$349.95 $606.49
Announced
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September 2012 August 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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5.8x 1.5x
Megapixels
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12 MP 16 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 16 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 4912 × 3264
Pixel size
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2.3 µm² 22.9 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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460k dots 921k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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7 lenses 62 lenses
Lens mount
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Pentax Q Sony E

Form factor

Size
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102×58×34 mm 120×67×43 mm
Depth
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1.3" 1.7"
Weight
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200 g 287 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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Yes No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Digital
Viewfinder size
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n/a 0.71x
Coverage
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n/a 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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No Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 1080p @ 24fps
  2. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Unknown Yes
HDR
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Yes Yes
3D
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Unknown No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown 2000 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 257 ms
Battery life
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270 shots 360 shots
Continuous shooting
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5 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Hybrid detection
Focus points
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25 99
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/4000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. Memory Stick PRO Duo
  2. Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  3. SD
  4. SDHC
  5. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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49.0 78.0
Color depth
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21.1 bits 23.7 bits
Dynamic range
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10.9 EV 13.1 EV
Low light performance
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183 ISO 1,018 ISO
Pentax Q10
Q10
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Sony Alpha NEX-6
Alpha NEX-6
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