Pentax Q-S1

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The Q-S1 is the fourth iteration of Pentax's very small, compact sensor-based camera: 

  • Sensor: 12.4mp backlit CMOS sensor, 7.6 x 5.7mm (4.6x 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 (5 frame buffer)
  • Video:  1080P/30/25/24, 720P/30/25/24, 480P/30/25/24, MPEG-4/H.264 with mono sound
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 sec to 1/2,000 sec, electronic 2 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 9 white balance settings (plus Auto, Manual), ISO 100-12800
  • Focus: 25-point contrast detect, single area, multi-area, continuous, face detection, manual focus override with focus peaking
  • Display: 3" 460k dot fixed LCD, optional optical viewfinder for 47mm equivalent lens
  • Flash: pop-up GN 4.9 (m@100 ISO) flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, hot shoe, max sync speed 1/13 with electronic shutter,1/2000 flash sync with mechanical shutter, 
  • Remote: optional IR
  • Other Notable Features: interval recording, HDR, includes Silkypix Developer Studio 3 LE
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC, EyeFi
  • Battery: D-LI68 (260 shot CIPA)
  • Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3" (105x58x34mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 7.1 ounces (203g)
  • Colors: multiple color combinations can be ordered (40 colors)
  • Price: US$500 with kit lens
  • Current Firmware: version 1.00
  • Announced: Announced August 5, 2014, ships in August 2014

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