Pentax Q

The Q is Pentax's a very small, compact sensor-based camera:

  • Sensor: 12.4mp backlit CMOS sensor, 5.76 x 4.29 (5.5x crop), Bayer color filtration, AA filter, sensor shift IS
  • Mount:Pentax Q
  • Images: 4000 x 3000 JPEG or 12-bit DNG raw, 5 fps max
  • Video: 1080P/30, 720P/30, 480P/30, 240P/30 MPEG-4/H.264 with stereo sound
  • Shutter:mechanical 30 sec to 1/2,000 sec, bulb
  • Exposure:matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 9 white balance settings (plus Auto, Manual), ISO 125-6400
  • Focus:25-point contrast detect, single area, multi-area, continuous, face detection, manual focus override with focus peaking
  • Display:3" 460k dot fixed LCD
  • Flash:pop-up GN 7 (m@100 ISO) flash, 1/2000 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, hot shoe
  • Remote: optional IR
  • Other Notable Features: interval recording, HDR, includes Silkypix Developer Studio 3
  • Cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: D-LI68
  • Size:3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2" (99x58x30mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 6.3 ounces (179g)
  • Colors:Black, Yellow, White
  • Price:US$500 with kit lens
  • Current firmware: 1.14 (Dec 2013)
  • Announced:June 23, 2011 Discontinued
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