So are we happy with 'Q' instead of Full Frame?

Started Jun 23, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: So are we happy with 'Q' instead of Full Frame?
In reply to jonathan68, Jun 24, 2011

jonathan68 wrote:

The thing that gets me is not full frame... that's something else and I don't think Pentax will go down that road), it's that it uses an even smaller sensor than the LX5, S95, X1 etc. etc. which it should be competing with. I have the LX3 and love it, but some day I'll be looking for a replacement. If this new system had had that sized sensor I might have been interested.

I wonder if the Q mount lenses have an image circle large enough to cover the larger 1/1.7" sensor including sensor shift? If so, the system might have a future.

Measuring the mirror box it looks like a 1" lens would fit 1/2 APS-c

Could this be the second Mirror-less camera rumoured ?

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