Pentax X-5

Announced Aug 22, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 22 – 580 mm (26×)
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Announced Aug 22, 2012

The Pentax X-5 is a 26x superzoom built around a 16MP backlit CMOS sensor. It is designed to closely resemble the company's K-5 DSLR, despite being based around a 1/2.3"-type sensor. The lens offers a 22.3-580mm equivalent range, backed up with sensor-shift image stabilization. It can capture 1080p30 movies and features a selection of the multi-shot and image processing modes that have become common on CMOS-based cameras. It features a tilting 460k dot rear LCD and 230k dot electronic viewfinder. It is powered by AA batteries, giving around 500 shots per charge when used with NiMh rechargeable cells.

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Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Max resolution 4608 x 3456
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400,800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Focal length (equiv.) 22–580 mm
Optical zoom 26×
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 460,000
Min shutter speed 4 sec
Max shutter speed 1/1500 sec
Format Motion JPEG
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz)
Dimensions 119 x 86 x 107 mm (4.69 x 3.39 x 4.21)
GPS None

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