Pentax K-x
Top 47%813 points
Top 47%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Pentax K-x: 52 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.40MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
11
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
811ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.70fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

6. weight

515g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
72
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

9. video recording

720 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
420shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.80bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

13. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Pentax K-x
25% have it
77
0

14. pixel density

262ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

15. width

91.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-x
26% have it
73
0

17. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12.50Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

19. height

122.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

20. volume

756.59cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. resolution

588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

22. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Pentax K-x
15% have it
63
0

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.70"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Pentax K-x
17% have it
57
0

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Pentax K-x
43% have it
54
0

26. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Pentax K-x
52% have it
52
0

27. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax K-x
88% have it
51
0

28. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Pentax K-x
66% have it
49
0

29. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.10s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
49
0

30. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
96%
Canon EOS M6: 100%
49
0

31. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Pentax K-x
29% have it
49
0

32. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
0.60s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
0

33. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

34. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Pentax K-x
88% have it
41
0

35. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Pentax K-x
55% have it
41
0

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