Pentax Q-S1

Announced Aug 4, 2014 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Compact sensor
Price
MSRP $499 / £379 (with 5-15mm lens)
Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 3072 x 2034, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1400, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1440
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/1.7" (7.44 x 5.58 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Q Engine
Image
ISO Auto, 100 - 12800
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes (3 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Best, better, good
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Pentax Q
Focal length multiplier 5.6×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 460,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.90 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3 frames )
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30,25, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24p), 640 x 480 (30, 25, 24p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Remote control Yes (Wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description D-LI68 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 250
Weight (inc. batteries) 203 g (0.45 lb / 7.16 oz)
Dimensions 105 x 58 x 34 mm (4.13 x 2.28 x 1.34)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (3 sec - 24 hrs, 999 shot max)
GPS None
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