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Category: Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera
Product: Pentax Q10
Price: £229.00

Pentax Q10 Hands-On At Photokina - We go hands-on with the new Pentax Q10, the World's smallest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, as well as look at the Pentax Q lens roadmap.

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Pentax Q10 Hands On (13)

The tiny Pentax Q10 next to the Pentax K-5 II. The Pentax Q10 will be available in black, red or silver, and is an update to the Pentax Q introduced last year. The Pentax Q10 brings with it a new 15-45mm f/2.8 zoom lens, equivalent to 83mm and 249mm (in the 35mm format). Pentax were also showing their new Pentax K to Pentax Q adapter, to allow you to mount Pentax K lenses onto the Q10.

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Pentax Q10 Hands-On Photos of Equipment

Pentax Cocktails (1)
Pentax Cocktails (1)
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Pentax Q10 Hands On (3)
Pentax Q10 Hands On (3)
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Pentax Q10 Hands On (7)
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Pentax Q10 Hands On (10)
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Pentax Q10 Hands On (13)
Pentax Q10 Hands On (13)
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Pentax Q10 New Lens (2)
Pentax Q10 New Lens (2)
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Pentax Q10 With Adapter (1)
Pentax Q10 With Adapter (1)
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Pentax Q Lens Roadmap Photokina 2012
Pentax Q Lens Roadmap Photokina 2012
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Pentax Q10 (1)
Pentax Q10 (1)
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Pentax Q10 (2)
Pentax Q10 (2)
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The future lenses planned for release next year includes:

- Wide angle
- Telephoto macro
- Mount cap lens

Pentax Q Lens Roadmap Photokina 2012
Pentax Q Lens Roadmap Photokina 2012

In the Pentax meeting area they even had Pentax and Ricoh flavoured cocktails (non-alcoholic):

Pentax Cocktails (1)

Pentax Q10 Specifications

ManufacturerPentax
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 12Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W) 4000
Pixels (H) 3000
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width) No Data
Sensor Size (height) No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in
Screen resolution 460,000 dots
Touch Screen No
Focusing
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Spot
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/8000sec
Shutter speeds longest 30sec
Exp modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • A
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
  • TTL
ISO sensitivity 100 - 6400
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
Exposure Comp +/-2
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Resolution No Data
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 5fps
Video
Movie mode Yes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS 30
Stereo Sound No
Optical Zoom with Video Yes
Other Features
Image Stabilisation Yes
Interface
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68
CIPA Rating 250
Box Contents
Box Contents USB Cable I-USB7, Strap O-ST131, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68, Battery Charger D-BC68P, Hot shoe cover FK, Body mount cover
Dimensions
Weight 180g
Width 102mm
Height 58mm
Depth 33.5mm

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