Pentax X-5
Pentax X-5
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Pentax X-5: 54 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

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

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Pentax X-5
26% have it

6. weight

7. 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.

8. longer battery life

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

9. video recording

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Pentax X-5
36% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

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

12. pixel density

13. width

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax X-5
26% have it

15. higher resolution (screen)

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

19. screen size

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

20. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Pentax X-5
35% have it

21. 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 X-5
72% have it

22. 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 X-5
18% have it

23. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Pentax X-5
25% have it

24. 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 X-5
54% have it

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Pentax X-5
87% have it

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