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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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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
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
Bulb modeYes
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 FullHD
  • 1280x720 HD 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
Battery Life (CIPA rating)290shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsNo Data
Dimensions
Weight363g
Width122.5mm
Height60mm
Depth51.5mm

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