Pentax Q Compact Digital Camera with Standard F1.9 Lens (8.5mm / 47mm 35mm equiv) - White


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About Pentax Q

The Pentax Q Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera (White) features the designed Q-mount lens system for convenient interchangeability with a variety of specialty Q lenses. Choose from a selection of prime, zoom, fisheye lenses and more to suit just about any photographic need. The Q system will be available in a standard kit that includes the 8.5mm lens (equivalent to 47mm).

Enjoy exceptional image quality in 12.4 megapixels courtesy of the Q's 1/2.3 inch backlit CMOS image sensor. Capable of producing 12 bit DNG RAW and JPG images, the backlit CMOS sensor is a highly efficient light-gathering instrument designed specifically to produce very low noise at high levels of sensitivity. Experienced photographers will enjoy the power and flexibility of traditional DSLR shooting modes such as Program, Aperture/Shutter Priority and Metered Manual exposure control. Yet casual shooters will appreciate the highly convenient automatic modes such as the set-it-and-forget-it PENTAX Auto Picture and 21 scene modes.

Enjoy effortless bokeh control with the Q's bokeh control filter. Traditionally controlled through a DSLR lens's aperture, bokeh is the out of focus part of the background that helps to emphasize the subject, drawing the viewer's eyes to the most important part of the photo. The Q assists the experienced and casual photographer alike by offering a fine degree of extra control over image bokeh via an in-camera filter operation.

New Smart Effects modes enhance digital photography by applying a series of effects to images to achieve high quality finishing. Brilliant Color, Vintage Color, Warm Fade, Bold Monochrome and Water Color are just some of the Smart Effects available, which can also be assigned to the Q's Quick Dial.

Pentax Q Features

  • Focal length equivalent to 47mm in the 35mm format
  • Maximum aperture of F1.9 for superb light gathering and depth of field control
  • Two high-grade aspherical lens elements to minimize aberrational effects
  • Pentax lens coating technology for beautifully defined, high contrast images with minimal flare
  • Lens shutter features 5 aperture blades and syncs with the Q's built in flash at speeds up to 1/2000 sec
  • Neutral Density filter allows for open aperture photography in bright settings
  • Newly designed PentaxQ-mount lens system for specialty Q lenses including prime, zoom, fisheye lenses and more
  • Exceptional image quality in 12.4 megapixels with a backlit CMOS image sensor designed specifically to produce very low noise at high levels of sensitivity for both 12 bit DNG RAW and JPG files
  • Surprisingly durable, sporting lightweight, scratch resistant magnesium alloy covers
  • Combines traditional DSLR shooting modes (P, Av, Tv, M) with powerful automatic modes (Auto Picture, Scene)
  • Choose from a variety of creative modes, Smart Effect options, or camera settings to assign to the Q's Quick Dial
  • In-camera HDR capture mode blends 3 images of varying exposures into a single, highly detailed shot
  • Full 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second using high quality h.264 compression for superior color and detail
  • Sensor-shift Shake Reduction system with integrated DRII Dust Reduction for stabilized, blur and dust free images even in low lighting
  • Large 3 inch LCD monitor features HVGA resolution with 460,000 dots, as well as wide viewing angles
  • Capture up to 5 FPS continuous shooting mode for fast action situations
  • Effortless bokeh control with a dedicated bokeh filter designed to enhance lens depth of field for casual and experienced shooters
  • New Smart Effects modes enhance digital photography by applying a series of effects to achieve high quality finishing
  • Powerful USER modes save a series of favorite camera settings, filters and custom image modes for instant reuse
  • Shutter speeds range from 1/2000 to 30 seconds with bulb mode
  • Built-in popup flash with extra-high extension covers 23 feet at 200 ISO
  • A built-in micro HDMI port outputs video and sound to modern HDTVs
  • Optional shoe-mounted viewfinder attachment is available for glare-free image composition
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