Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentax Q7 vs Q10

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Pentax Q7
5 fps
Pentax Q10
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Pentax Q7
250 photos
Pentax Q10
270 photos

Features Key features of the Pentax Q7  vs Q10 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Pentax Q7
12 MP
Pentax Q10
12 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Pentax Q7
12,800 ISO
Pentax Q10
6,400 ISO

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Pentax Q7
3.5 microns
Pentax Q10
2.3 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Pentax Q7  vs
Q10 
Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 12 MP 12 MP
Resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Size 1/1.8" 1/2.5"
Area 7.44 x 5.58 mm 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Crop factor 4.8x 5.8x
Pixel size 3.5 microns 2.3 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 12,800 ISO 100 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Contrast detection Contrast detection

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder No No
Type N/A N/A
Coverage N/A N/A
Magnification N/A N/A
Display type N/A N/A
Display resolution N/A N/A

performance

Max continuous shooting 5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 250 270
Continuous shooting
5 fps, JPEG
5 fps

video

Pentax Q7  vs
Q10 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps (AVCHD) 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes No
Shoots high speed video No No

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 460 k dots 460 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 102 x 58 x 34 mm 102 x 58 x 34 mm
Thickness 34 mm 34 mm
Weight 200 g 200 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes Yes
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Pentax Q7
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Pentax Q10
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