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Pentax MX-1 Sample Photos

Pentax MX-1 Sample Photos - Here are sample photos from the new Pentax MX-1, the serious compact with a 12 megapixel backlit sensor.

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Category : Compact Cameras
Product : Pentax MX-1
Price : £399
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Pentax MX 1 Black (1)

The Pentax MX-1 is Pentax's new serious compact, with manual controls, backlit 12 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3 inch tilting screen, bright f/1.8 4x optical zoom lens and full HD video recording. Here are the studio test shots ahead of our full review, we had a look at the Pentax MX-1 previously, in our hands-on preview.

Pentax MX-1 ISO test images



Pentax MX-1 White-balance test images



Pentax MX-1 Specifications

ManufacturerPentax
Lens
Max Aperturef/1.8 - f/2.5
35mm equivalent28mm - 112mm
Optical Zoom4x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels12Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4000
Pixels (H)3000
Sensor TypeBack-lit CMOS (B.S.I.)
Sensor Size1/1.7 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution920k dots
Touch ScreenNo
Focusing
Min Focus1cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • Multi
  • Centre
  • Snap
  • Infinity
  • AF Tracking
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/8000sec
Shutter speeds longest30sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Program Variable
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 12800
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shootingNo Data
Video
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
Video FPS30fps
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Interface
HDMIYes
USBUSB 2
Wi-FiNo
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLithium-Ion D-LI106
CIPA Rating290
Box Contents
Box ContentsNo Data
Dimensions
Weight363g
Width122.5mm
Height60mm
Depth51.5mm

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Photographs taken using the Pentax MX-1

Merry Christmas EveryoneMerry Christmas to AllAutomobileTree and StoneRaveningham HallGutters and DownpipesWatchet LighthouseEnd of the RoadThe Inner Harbour, Watchet, Somt.Cadillac at the Castle IIRegency Portrait at ChristmasThe AvenueMince Pies but no SherryA Victorian Christmas IICapstan
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