Pentax QNikon 1 J1
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Top 55%
Pentax Q
Nikon 1 J1
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Top specs and features

Pentax Q vs Nikon 1 J1: 48 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

22.77% more megapixels.
12.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
10.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
13.2 x 8.8mm

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.
25
Sony Alpha a9: 693
135

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
189ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
372ISO

6. weight

55.4g lighter.
178.6g
HTC Re: 65.5g
234g

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
47
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
56

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.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
6400ISO

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
230shots

10. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
20.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
21.5bits

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/16000s

13. width

49mm narrower.
57mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
106mm

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
460k dots

15. pixel density

2.15% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
333ppi

16. 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.
11.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11Evs

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax Q
Nikon 1 J1
26% have it

18. height

37mm shorter.
98mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
61mm

19. volume

10.13% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
187.51cm³

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Pentax Q
Nikon 1 J1
24% have it

21. resolution

0.16% higher resolution.
783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
831 x 554px

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

23. 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
Nikon 1 J1
72% have it

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 Q
Nikon 1 J1
18% have it

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Pentax Q
Nikon 1 J1
45% have it
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