Versatility Without the Weight and Bulk of a DSLR.
Pentax Q10 small-sensor mirrorless camera
offering versatility without the weight and bulk of a DSLR. Sized at just 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.3 inches and a light 6.35 ounces, it is in the company of the world's lightest and smallest interchangeable lens cameras. The Q10 features a 1/2.3 inch 12.4 megapixel backlit CMOS image sensor, which can capture low-noise photographs even at high sensitivity levels for 12-bit JPEG and DNG RAW file formats. The sensor along with the AF algorithm also have been improve in order to deliver more accurate, faster auto focusing. The camera is congruent with the lens mount system of the PENTAX Q, which includes prime, fisheye, zoom and other lens types.
A 5-15mm normal-range 3x zoom (27.5-83mm 35mm equivalent) lens comes included, for acquiring wide-angle, portraits, and everything else in between. The maximum aperture begins at a wide f/2.8 to acquire poor-light images through f/4.5. Pentax's lens coating delivers high contrast, well-defined images with a minimal amount of flare. The ND (Neutral Density) filter allows you to use a big aperture in bright situations where a smaller aperture would typically be required.
The large 3.0 inch LCD monitor on the camera features an HVGA containing 460,000 pixels resolution and delivers a wide angle of view for shooting and playback. Acquire full HD 1080p movies at 30 fps using H.264 compression. The on-board micro HDMI port facilitate viewing your movies using an HDTV.
The built-in pop-up flash delivers an effective light range as far as to 23 feet at ISO 200. A Sensor-shift Anti Shake Reduction system stabilizes images for blur-free, crisp quality, even while in low-light situations. The camera also comes equipped with DRII Dust Reduction
Take advantage of time-honored DSLR shooting modes, like Av (Aperture priority, P (Program),, M (Manual Mode), and .Tv (Shutter priority), plus you can choose automatic modes like Auto Picture or Scene to
eliminate guesswork out of shooting, letting the camera be in charge of selecting the greatest settings for the conditions. Using continuous shooting mode, you can acquire up to 5 frames per second for quick-action sequences. Smart Effects modes give you the ability to apply a whole array of creative image effects to your photos.
Carry out flexible, powerful, RAW file processing by way of the Developer Studio 3 software by SILKYPIX which is included. RAW image In-camera development is also supported. Sep 12,