Pentax Ricoh has announced the Pentax Q7 – its latest Q-mount camera and the first to feature a larger, 1/1.7″ type sensor. The 7.44 x 5.58mm, 12MP BSI CMOS sensor is the same size as the one used in many enthusiast compacts, with the company claiming a 60% improvement in S/N ratio over the existing Q10. This improvement also allows the camera to focus faster in low light.
Pentax Q7 Price
Pentax Q7 Price – $476.95.
Where to Buy Pentax Q7
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Pentax Q7 Features and Specifications
Ramp up your fun and your image size with the Pentax Q7, the smallest, lightest interchangeable lens system in the world, now featuring an upgraded 1/1.7inch, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, available in 120 edgy color combinationsthat are sure to match your personality and style.
Expand your artistic endeavors with the Q-mount’s family of seven specialty lenses including, prime, zoom, wide-angle, fish-eye, and the new mount-shield lens for a dreamy pinhole-camera effect. Maximize your creativity with the Q7’soutstanding bokehcontrol, and its 19 smart effects and filters, all withmulti-layering capabilities, for more expression and image quality than your cell phone ever dreamt of.
Never miss a colorful momentwith high-speed start-up, in-body sensor-shift shake reduction and high sensitivity shooting up to ISO 12800 for gorgeous, low-light imagery. Share your shots with eye-fi card compatibility for fast and easy image transfer.
Pocket your super-compact, lightweight Q7 and take your colors with you everywhere you go for effortless, inspired photography-at the party, on the beach, or even on your way to work. It’s your world, your camera, your way, with the PENTAX Q7.
|MSRP||$499 inc 02 5-15mm lens|
|Body type||Rangefinder-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||4000 x 3000|
|Other resolutions||4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 1728, 2992 x 2992, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1440, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1440|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||12.4 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||12.8 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/1.7″ (7.44 x 5.58 mm)|
|White balance presets||9|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|JPEG quality levels||Good, Better, Best|
|Optics & Focus|
|Lens mount||Pentax Q|
|Focal length multiplier||4.7×|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT color LCD monitor, wide angle viewing, AR coating|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (optional)|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/2000 sec|
|Built-in flash||Yes (Built-in retractable P-TTL flash)|
|Flash range||4.9 m (ISO100/m)|
|Flash modes||P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync|
|Flash X sync speed||1/2000 sec|
|Self-timer||Yes (12 sec, 2 sec)|
|Exposure compensation||±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||(3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||FullHD(1920×1080, 30fps/25fps/24fps), HD(1280×720,16:9,30fps/25fps/24fps), VGA(640×480,4:3,30fps/25fps/24fps)|
|Videography notes||MOV MPEG–4 AVC/H.264 (.mov)|
|Storage types||SD, SDHC, SDXC and Eye-Fi Card|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (HDMI output terminal (Type D))|
|Remote control||Yes (Remote Control O-RC1, Remote F)|
|Battery description||Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||250|
|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″)|
|Timelapse recording||Yes (3 sec. to 24 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately from the set time. Number of shots: up to 999 images)|