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Pentax Q10 Digital Camera

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MILC 12.4MP CMOS 1/2.3" Dec 2012
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Launched as the latest model of the PENTAX Q series, offering casual, carefree digital-SLR-quality photography to everyone, the PENTAX Q10 was developed based on the popular PENTAX Q (launched in... More
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Pentax Q10 Review - Pros and Cons

34 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Pentax camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 153 owner reviews this Pentax digital camera has an overall owner rating of 90 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Five years ago N. Gratton said “The supplied zoom lens has a reasonable maximum aperture of 1” in their Pentax Q10 review. N. Gratton also wrote “Good 135mm lens I had with this which, with the crop factor, gives a field of view equivalent to 742mm in full-frame”. Rob S wrote “Pentax comes nicely packed, Camera and lens are easy to fit as nice” in his review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

A few Pentax Q10 owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom. Mandynolan said “Excellent, comes with zoom lens”. Mr. N. Allbeury mentioned “Great, compact camera; with excellent zoom and many gadgets on menu” in their Pentax Q10 review. Razer mentioned in their review “If you want massive optical telephoto zoom then a DSLR is preferrable for quality purposes anyway”.

A number of customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Arkatos mentioned “The colours, especially reds, are extremely washed out and blurry and the auto focus does an exceptionally bad job of setting the focus, even with brightly lit subjects” in their review of the Pentax Q10. Ed.f mentioned in their review on Amazon “It's like I only go on holiday to awkward out of focus huge finger land”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Pentax Q10 reviewers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. In January last year Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera “So cute, takes nice pics, easy to navigate”. Three years ago Arkatos wrote in their review of the Pentax Q10 on Amazon “I get better photos out of my Galaxy S4!Sorry.”. Bert mentioned in his review “Takes nice images”.

Some customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Bill Armstrong said “Resolution and detail amazing! Very easy to get going” in his Pentax Q10 review. Ed.f mentioned on Amazon five years ago “Takes the usual SD card (about 3500 full resolution, 12megapixel images on a 16Gb card); there is a full hotshoe for external devices”. J. O'donoghue mentioned on Amazon “The rear screen has good resolution” in their review of the Pentax Q10.

Several Pentax Q10 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “It has a 12.4 megapixel sensor and is available in black, silver or red for £379.00 with a 5-15mm lens, or £539.00 with the 15-45mm lens supplied as well” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar.com said in their review on expert website Techradar “Image quality falls short of cameras equipped with a larger sensor” but despite that they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

Several customers who purchased it considered that it was good in low light. Avhub.com.au wrote “Good low light performance”. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Sharp 3inch LCD display has 460k pixels, good low light visibility”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Pentax Q10 had a good ISO range. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Surprisingly good ISO performance”.

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Robust

Some people agreed that this digital camera was well made. Abererch said on Amazon three years ago “With mobile phones having ridiculous megapixel cameras built in I suppose these are the "new dinosaurs” in their Pentax Q10 review and scored it 4 stars. Also three years ago Amazon Customer said in their review of the Pentax Q10 on Amazon “Brilliant little camera - packed with technology - quality built and feel with great looks” and scored it 5 stars. Infamous Soup wrote on Amazon “The Q10 is a very well built sturdy little camera, comes in lots of fun colours”.

A few people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Infamous Soup mentioned on Amazon “Sturdy camera”. Markus mentioned three years ago “Lots to do with it, very compact and sturdy” in his review of the Pentax Q10.

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Nice Design

A few customers who bought it thought it was good looking. Dr.t scored the product 5 stars and mentioned “The Q10 is beautiful” in their Pentax Q10 review. Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review “Stylish retro design, very compact, good build quality”. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Style rtro russi, trs compact, construction soigne”.

Some people said in their reviews that the Pentax Q10 was a good design. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said “A number of positive aspects with its design” and gave it a rating of 77 out of 100. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review on Ephotozine five years ago “Clearly a lot of thought has gone into its design and it's one of the best looking Pentax cameras you're likely to find, particularly in red! Unfortunately image quality”.

Several people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was neat. S. Randle mentioned on Amazon “I've been a proud Pentax SLR/DSLR owner for many years currently using the flagship K-3 and the very neat K-500.” in their review of the Pentax Q10.

One Pentax Q10 reviewer who purchased the Pentax Q10 considered that it was smooth. Ed.f gave the Pentax Q10 an excellent review and said “Feeling the smooth "schlick-click" as the lens is secured is almost erotic”. One person said in their reviews that the Pentax Q10 was ergonomic. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Great build quality and good ergonomics considering the size”.

One Pentax Q10 reviewer reckoned that the product was well designed. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “Well designed built-in flash”.

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Good Size

Several Pentax Q10 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact. Dr.t rated it as very good and wrote in their Pentax Q10 review on Amazon “Bought this camera as I have always been disappointed with compact cameras”. Dr.t also mentioned “It is an enthusiasts camera that returns some of the control lost when using a compact camera”. Ed.f wrote “The big draw is the inter-changeable Q lens system on a compact camera body” in their review.

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. P. Mendham said on Amazon two years ago “Great little camera having fun with it ideal when I don't want to take my heavy SLR camera” in their Pentax Q10 review.

Several people thought the product was easy to carry around. Roderick Ingham mentioned in his review of the Pentax Q10 on Amazon “Trying to decide if I should buy the 01 lens to make it really easy to carry around”. Stocky gave the Pentax Q10 a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Pentax Q10 review on Amazon “Very easy to carry in times when a DSLR not required”.

One Pentax Q10 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. N. Gratton scored the product 5 stars and wrote five years ago “Perfect lightweight second camera for D-SLR owners” in their Pentax Q10 review. One Pentax Q10 reviewer who bought the Pentax Q10 concluded that it was thick. Rob S wrote on Amazon “User manual is rather thick” in his review of the Pentax Q10.

One Pentax Q10 owner who bought it wrote that it was a good body shape. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “Has extremely solid, well-built body”.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty Pentax Q10 owners considered that it was good quality. Arkatos said on Amazon “I just cannot get the Q10 to produce a good quality snap” in their review. Carol Burns mentioned “Portable, durable, good quality images” and gave the Pentax Q10 a rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Infamous Soup mentioned on Amazon “Unfortunately the image quality simply isnt good enough” in their review of the Pentax Q10.

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Easy to use”. Arheddis Varkenjaab gave the product a very good review and said on Amazon four years ago “It's a friendly size and is tremendous fun to use” in their review of the Pentax Q10. Arheddis Varkenjaab also mentioned “You can use it as a point-and-shoot, complete with scene modes - or, you can go full manual, with control over everything”.

A number of customers said that it was easy to use the menus. Arheddis Varkenjaab said “Nearly everything is either accesable from a dedicated button, or from a quick menu” in their review of the Pentax Q10 and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Razer wrote three years ago “I am an enthusiastic amateur who has two Pentax DSLR's a (K-r and a K-30) - so the prospect of the same menu style” in their review of this digital camera.

One Pentax Q10 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Pentax Q10 was comfortable and easy to hold. Mandynolan wrote “Pros Lovely to look at Great to hold Nice and compact Great lens”.

One Pentax Q10 owner wrote that the product was easy to setup. Rob S mentioned in his Pentax Q10 review “The menu system the camera uses I found very easy to follow, easy to set up the Continuous shooting which amazingly does 5 frames/sec”.

One person considered that the Pentax Q10 was easy to handle. Avhub.com.au said “Nice design and handling” in their review of this digital camera.

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Reasonably Priced

A few Pentax Q10 reviewers who reviewed the Pentax Q10 considered that it was good value for money. Abererch said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “An Amazon special buy with huge headline price reduction.”. Alan James Richards said in his Pentax Q10 review “All goods received from AMAZON --- are very good value”. Bert wrote on Amazon “At this price is much better than a normal compact camera even if you never change the lens” in his review of this digital camera.

A number of customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Arheddis Varkenjaab wrote “It's just a bargain” in their Pentax Q10 review. Dr.t said “Pentax Q10 - What a bargain!” in their review of this digital camera. Dr.t also wrote “For the price at the moment the Q10 is an absolute bargain, just wish it had been this price before I bought the SX220”.

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Good Technical Features

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Ed.f scored the Pentax Q10 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “The anti-shake and other features worked well, thought the facial recognition does seem to have problems with picking up other features not just faces”. Markus gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said “Very good value and very impressive, got so many features” in his Pentax Q10 review. Three years ago Susan Brett mentioned on Amazon “Need to "play " with it as it has many features”.

Pentax Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 1,235 owner and expert reviews for Pentax cameras and found that on average Pentax has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Pentax has excellent reviews specifically within its MILC digital cameras range.

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Good Support

Some people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had good technical guidance. Arkatos mentioned “Even when switching to full manual the images still come out with a blurry wash”. Five years ago Ed.f mentioned on Amazon “It worked much better on manual focus taking quick clear pictures” and gave the Pentax Q10 a rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Buying Guide Best compact system camera The Pentax Q10, like its predecessor, is quite an interesting camera”.

Good Flash

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good flash.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some Pentax Q10 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Rob S wrote on Amazon “The difference was quiet amazing”. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Silent operation”.

One Pentax Q10 owner who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Avhub.com.au said in their review “Small design, sharp low noise images at ISO 125400 settings, long lenses small in size, faster flash sync due to leaf shutter lenses (limited to 1250th sec with external flash”.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Pentax Q10 reviewers who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Bill Armstrong said in his Pentax Q10 review on Amazon “GREAT BUY ( even if the price did drop by another Tenner a week later! )Would recommend a spare battery and a good case” and scored the product very highly. Five years ago Ed.f mentioned on Amazon “The camera has an internal battery with the usual clunky charger block”. S. Randle said “The only thing to watch is battery usage - either pack the charger along with a spare battery or take off things like dust removal” in their review.

Good Video Capture

One person who purchased the Pentax Q10 considered that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Avhub.com.au said in their review “Excellent video quality”.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Pentax Q10 supports video capability, unlike most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Q10 which do not support video capability.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Pentax Q10 supports Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Pentax Q10 has a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

The Pentax Q10 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.3"". That's 1% more optical sensor size than a 1/2.33"" camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. 6.17 x 4.55mm. Across all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Q10 the optical sensor size ranges from 1/3"" to 4/3"".

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Light

The average weight of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Q10 is 330g. The weight of the Pentax Q10 of only 180 grams is one of the lightest amongst digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Pentax Q10 is more than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found photo effects is Vivid, but this photo effects is not found on this Pentax digital camera. The photo effectss Black&White, Muted and Neutral are also found on this Pentax camera.

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Has Three White Balances

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly found white balance is Auto, but this white balance is not found on this Pentax digital camera. The white balances Daylight, Fluorescent and Shade are also found on this camera.

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Has Five Shooting Modess

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of shooting modes than most MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Q10. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of image editing modes than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Pentax digital camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Q10.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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4000 X 2248 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Pentax Q10 has a 4000 x 2248 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most MILC digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 2992 x 2992, 3456 x 1944 and 3456 x 2592 and 4000 x 2664. The best still image resolution of all MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 1024 x 768.

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TFT Display

The Pentax Q10 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this spec and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Q10 displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto / Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of power sources than most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by cameras of this age and type.

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16 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar this MILC camera has an overall expert rating of 69 out of 100.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Q10 do not support wi-Fi. The Pentax Q10 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3D. The Pentax Q10 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Pentax Q10 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Q10 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Pentax Q10 is not waterproof. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not have an image stabilizer. The Pentax Q10 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.4 megapixels, the Pentax Q10 has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Q10. Across all the MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Q10 the megapixels range from 2.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 18MP.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] (20.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Four Point Nine Flash Guide Numbers

Most cameras of this spec and age have between 4 and 10 flash guide numbers, including the Pentax Q10 which has four point nine flash guide numbers.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently supported camera file system is RAW, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF 2.0 and Exif 2.3 are also supported by this Pentax camera.

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Quite Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.75 megapixels, the Pentax Q10's total megapixels is one of the least amongst comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Q10 have total megapixelss of between 12MP and 48MP.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Q10 range from 2.7 to 40. At only 4.5, the Pentax Q10 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the Q10.

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Only Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125 and 6400 are also supported by this Pentax digital camera.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Pentax Q10 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the worst image resolution across all MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Q10.

The best image resolution across comparable types of camera is 6000 x 4000 pixels.

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Only 230 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Pentax Q10 is a digital camera that takes 230 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Pentax Q10 has a greater number of supported image formats than most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Q10.

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Only ± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Pentax Q10 has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the worst light exposure correction across all MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Q10.

Across similar types of camera the best light exposure correction is ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Pentax Q10

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Pentax Q10 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] (4.77") which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Samsung NX[plb_2082510_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Interval
Shutter Speed Settings
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed

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Expert Reviews

(22)
26 May 2014

Small but perfectly formed, Pentax's Q takes the compact system camera concept to the extremes of smallness ? which means a tiny sensor, but you should see what it manages to do with it.As with... Read more…

Versatility
Build quality
Compact
Handling
Compact body is in a class of its own compared to other mirrorless cameras
Small sensor for a CSC
Price
Lens selection is very limited so far
Unique-series lenses are very limited in terms of capability
Shallow depth-of-field is hard to achieve
30 July 2013

Worrying statistics to camera manufacturers revealed digital cameras were losing ground to smartphones. So where does the diminutive Q10 fit in?That question kept irritating me until I realised... Read more…

17 July 2013

This is probably the smallest removable lens camera I have ever reviewed. It is smaller than most digital cameras but is still a very powerful unit that gives rather good JPG or an option to save... Read more…

Pentax is not a company to sit quietly on the sidelines and watch the traffic go by. The most recent and startling example of this was the introduction of the Marc Newson designed camera, the... Read more…

16 April 2013

If there's one thing the Pentax Q10 is, it's small. Small can be good, but on its own a compact form-factor doesn't exactly guarantee a great camera.The Q10, on the other hand... well, you get...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

So cute, takes nice pics, easy to navigate. Wish it came with SD card as I was desperate to try it straight away. Definitely get a case - its so nice you wont want it getting tumbled round in your... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Paid way too much for this small camera, and did not come up to expectation against my Fuji. Was really disappointed, because the write-up in the advertising looked so good and promising. Real... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2015 by Alan james RICHARDS
(Verified Purchase)

All goods received from AMAZON --- are very good value, and perform as advertised MANY THANKS ALAN...

Reviewed 30 July 2015 by Gez Hernandez
(Verified Purchase)

A bit over complicated.

Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Pete Stonier
(Verified Purchase)
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Manufacturer Part Numbers pentax q10le, pentax 12585, pentax 12195, pentax 12529, pentax q10len, pentax q10lens, pentax q10lensk, pentax pentaxq10, pentax q10lenski, pentax q10lenskit, pentax pentaxq10w, pentax q10lenskits, pentax pentaxq10wb, pentax q10lenskitb, pentax pentaxq10wbk, pentax q10lenskitbl, pentax q10lenskitsi, pentax q10lenskitsil, pentax q10lenskitbla, pentax q10lenskitsilv, pentax q10lenskitblac, pentax q10lenskitblack, pentax q10lenskitsilve, pentax q10lenskitsilver
Barcodes 00027075207783, 00027075207950, 00027075208070, 00027075213166, 00027075213173, 00027075220140, 00027075220256, 00027075220959, 00027075221062, 00027075221291, 00027075221307, 00027075221406, 00027075225947, 00027075226043, 00027075226074, 00027075226449, 00027075226630, 00270752212918, 04549212220173, 04549212220289, 04549212220982

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