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Pentax Q7
6.8 out of 10

Pentax Q7

Customizable in 120 colors Upgraded 1/1.7 inch, Read more

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Lens-interchangeable SL digital-still camera (Digital Hybrid ILC)
Type: 1/1.7” Backlit CMOS w/ primary color filter Effective pixels: 12.4MP Total pixels: 12.76MP Recorded Resolutions (Pixels) Still: JPEG [4:3]L:12M(4000x3000),M:7M(3072x2304),S:3M(1920x1440) [3:2]L:10M(4000x2664),M:6M(3072x2048),S:2M(1920x1280) [16:9]L:9M(4000x2248),M:5M(3072x1728),S:2M(1920x1080) [1:1]L:9M(2992x2992),M:5M(2304x2304),2M(1440x1440) RAW: [4:3]12M(4000x3000) Quality Levels: RAW (12bit): DNG, JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good) RAW and JPEG simultaneously recordable
Type: PENTAX bayonet Q-mount Usable lenses: Q-mount lenses, K-mount lenses (w/ Adapter Q for K Lens).
Focus System
Type: Contrast detection AF Autofocus Method: Face Detection, Tracking, AF Select (25 Points), Select, Spot Focus Method: AF / MF Switching Brightness Range: EV0 to 18(ISO100) AF Assist Light: Dedicated LED Lamp Manual Focus Assist: OFF/x2/x4 Focus Peaking: Yes
LCD Monitor
Type: 3.0-inch TFT color LCD monitor, wide angle viewing, AR coating LCD resolution: 460,000 dots Adjustable: Brightness and Color Field of View: approx. 100%, Display info: Grid display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display), Bright/dark area warning, Histogram
Type: Built-in retractable P-TTL flash Guide number: approx. 4.9 (ISO100/m) / approx. 7 (ISO200/m) Angle of view: coverage: wide angle-lens, equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format Flash modes: P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync Sync Speed: Lens shutter: 1/2000 seconds, Electronic shutter: 1/13 seconds Flash Exposure Compensation: –2.0 to +1.0 EV
Storage Media
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC and Eye-Fi Card
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68 Number of recordable images: approx. 250 images (with 50% flash usage), approx. 260 images (without flash usage) Playback time: approx.160 minutes * Using a new lithium-ion battery at 23 °C, (tested in compliance with CIPA standard). AC adapter: K-AC115 (optional)
Physical Specs
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 4”(W) x 2.3”(H) x1.32” (D) (exc. Operating parts and protrusions) Weight: Without battery or removable memory: approx. 6.35oz (180g) With battery and memory card: approx. 7oz (200g) Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic Operating temperature: 32-104°F
World Time: World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)
Language Support
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese
Image Stabilization
Still: Sensor shift Shake Reduction
Metering System
Type: TTL image sensor metering, segment metering, center-weighted metering, spot metering Exposure compensation: EV1 - 17 (ISO 100, F1.9 lens), +2EV using the Electronic Shutter setting or using the built-in ND filter
ISO Sensitivity
AUTO: ISO 100 to 12800 (1/3 EV steps) Bulb mode: up to ISO 1600
White Balance
Auto TTL by CMOS image sensor Preset: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual Manual: Configured on the monitor (up to 3 settings can be saved), White balance can be copied from saved image Fine Adjustment: Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
Type: Lens shutter: 1/2000 - 30 seconds (1/3EV step, 1/8000 - 30 seconds when Electronic Shutter setting is enabled), Bulb *Shooting at 1/8000 - 2 seconds with Electronic Shutter and Bulb shooting are not available when using a lens that has no lens shutter.
Capture Modes
Program Auto Exposure, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Bulb, Blur Control* Auto Modes: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR*, Night Snap, HDR*, Quick Macro*, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf&Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum Face detection available: Yes Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing Digital Filter (capture): Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Slim, HDR, Invert Color, Extract Color, Color, Water Color, Posterization, Fish-eye HDR Capture: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2 Smart Effect: Brilliant Color, Unicolor Bold, Vintage Color, Cross Processing, Warm Fade, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Water Color, Vibrant Color Enhance, USER 1 to 3 Multi-Exposure: Number of shots: 2-9, Exposure adjusted automatically. Dynamic Range Adjustment: Highlight and/or Shadow correction Interval Shooting: Shooting interval: 3 sec. to 24 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately from the set time. Number of shots: up to 999 images Green simplified mode available: no Face detection available: Yes * JPEG Only
Drive Modes
Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote Control (0 sec., 3 sec., continuous), Exposure Bracketing (3 frames, remote control), Multi-exposure (0 sec., Self-time, remote control), Interval Shooting Continuous Shooting: Approx. 5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Hi): up to 5 frames, Approx. 1.5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Lo): up to 100 frames Self-timer: Yes (12 sec, 2 sec) Remote control: Yes (Instant, 3 sec. Delay, Continuous) EV Compensation: ± 3EV (1/3EV step) AE Lock: Can be assigned to the green/delete button from the menu. Continuous as long as the shutter release button is pressed halfway.
Playback Modes
Playback View: Single frame, multi-image display (4, 9, 30, 56 segments), display magnification (up to 16x, scrolling and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), bright/dark area warning, detailed information, folder display, date display, slideshow. Digital Filters: Base Parameter Adjustment, Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Tone Expansion, Invert Color, Extract Color, Unicolor Bold, Water Color, Posterization, Slim, Fish-eye, Retro, Soft, Sketch Filter, Miniature, Soft, Starburst RAW Development: File Format (JPEG), Aspect Ratio, Color Space, Custom Image, White Balance, Sensitivity, High-ISO NR, Shadow Correction, Distortion Correction. Edit: Resize, Cropping (aspect ratio adjustment available), Index, Movie Editing (divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Red-eye Edit, Saving buffer as a RAW file Delete: Delete single image, delete all images, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image
File Formats
Still: RAW (DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant Movie: MOV MPEG–4 AVC/H.264 (.mov)
Custom Functions
Custom Functions: 16 Mode Memory: 10 items Button/Dial Customization: Green/Delete button: Green Button, Preview, One Push File Format, AE Lock, Enable AF Quick Dial: Smart Effect, Custom Image, Digital Filter, Aspect Ratio
Release Date
First seen
2 April 2012