Pentax Q-S1
Top 58%632 points
Top 58%
Top specs and features

Pentax Q-S1: 44 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

4. weight

5. 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.

6. video recording

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

8. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

9. 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 Q-S1
25% have it

10. width

11. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax Q-S1
25% have it

12. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

15. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Pentax Q-S1
13% have it

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

17. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Pentax Q-S1
72% have it

18. 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 Q-S1
18% have it

19. 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 Q-S1
45% have it

20. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax Q-S1
87% have it

21. 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 Q-S1
53% have it

22. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax Q-S1
44% have it

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Pentax Q-S1
65% have it

24. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Pentax Q-S1
45% have it

25. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Pentax Q-S1
19% have it

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