Pentax Q Compact Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera

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Versatility Without the Weight and Bulk of a DSLR.

Pentax Q Compact Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera - FlashPentax 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, 2012 ✓

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Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless  
Max resolution 4000 x 3000  
Other resolutions 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 3456 x 2595, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 2992 x 2992, 2688 x 2016, 2688 x 1792, 2688 x 1512, 2016 x 2016, 1920 x 1440, 1920 x 1280, 1440 x 1440  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 12.4 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 12.7 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
ISO Auto, 100, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400  
White balance presets 9  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Sensor-shift  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Best, Better, Good  
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom No  
Manual focus Yes  
Number of focus points 25  
Lens mount Pentax Q  
Focal length multiplier 5.53  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3"  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT Color LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Optical (optional)  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash range 7 m  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Trailing-curtain sync  
Continuous drive Yes (5 or 1.5 fps)  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing (3 frames )  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Storage included None  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (mini HDMI Type C)  
Remote control Yes (Optional)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion D-LI68 rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 270  
Weight (inc. batteries) 200 g (0.44 lb / 7.05 oz)  
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 34 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.34")  
Other features
Timelapse recording Yes (up to 999 images)  
GPS None


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