Pentax Q Digital Camera


What does the 38% ReviewGist Score mean?

Pentax Q is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 38%. This is because even though the Pentax Q has garnered positive reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Positive ratings from over 29 review sources with an average rating of 3.0 stars. Top review sources include stars),, stars) and
  • Released 3 years 6 months ago (Jun 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Digital camera - Mirrorless system
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Resolution 12.4 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV)
Focal Length 5 - 15 mm
Focus Range 20 cm to Infinity7.9 in to Infinity
Focus Type Autofocus & Manual Focus
Interchangeable Lens Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 12.75 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4:3: 12M (4000x3000), 9M (3456x2592), 5M (2688x2016), 3M (1920x1440) Still 3:2: 10M (4000x2664), 8M (3456x2304), 5M (2688x1792), 2M (1920x1280) Still 16:9: 9M (4000x2248), 6M (3456x1944), 4M (2688x1512), 2M(1920x1080) Still 1:1: 9M (2992x2992), 6M (2592x2592), 4M (2016x2016), 2M (1440x1440)
Image Sensor Size 7.66 mm
Video Format MP4 (AVC h.264)
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f/1.9 - f/8.0
Frames Per Second 30.0 Frames
Shutter Speed 1/2000 to 30 sec
White Balance Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE Manual mode(s): Yes * WB fine adjustment available in all modes
Min. ISO Speed 125.0
Max. ISO Speed 6400.0
Compression Modes Uncompressed
Compression Type JPEG, Raw Image
Memory Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Type: P-TTL flash with retractable popup extension Guide number: 7m (ISO 200) Coverage: 28mm wide angle equivalent Flash modes: Auto, Auto + Redeye, On, On + Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Off
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds Auto: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable Manual: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
LCD Screen Resolution 460.0 pixels
Viewfinder Optical
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB 2.0 (high-speed compatible) / AV output terminal, HDMI output terminal (Type D)
Power Supply
Battery Life 250.0 Images
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Self Timer 2 Sec., 12 Sec.
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 1.2 in.
Height 2.3 in.
Weight 0.4 lb.
Width 3.9 in.
Exterior Color White
Family Line Pentax Q
Included Accessories USB Cable I-USB7, Strap O-ST115, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68, Battery Charger D-BC68P, Software (CDROM) S-SW115, Hot shoe cover FK, Body mount cover
Product ID 109826039
Waterproof Not Waterproof
ReviewGist ID 66138,109826039, 123871217

Manufacturer Description

12.4 Megapixel, Light Field Camera Camera, 3 in. LCD Screen, Weight: 0.4 lb. (0.18 kg)
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