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Sony NEX-7 versus Pentax Q

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Sony NEX-7

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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81
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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24.1 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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13.4 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1016 ISO
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Pentax Q

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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47
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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20.2 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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189 ISO
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Sony NEX-7

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-08-24 
Indicative price (USD) 1720  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 6024 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.24  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.9  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 16000 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 10.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr) 400  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FW50 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal top plate, Polycarbonate 
Mount material  
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes, +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV steps), 3 frames 
Exposure compensation +/-5.0 EV(1/3EV steps) 
Drive modes Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority, Self-timer, Continuous Self-timer, Bracketing 
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI (mini type C) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes (smart accessory terminal) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 Visual 
Video stabilisation  

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Pentax Q

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-06-22 
Indicative price (USD) 799  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4000 x 3000  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.00  
Sensor size (mm) 4.6 x 6.2 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 1.5  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 5.50 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  125 - 6400 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/2000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typePentax Q  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI68  
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium alloy 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF Single (w focus lock, focus/release priority selectable), AF Continuous, AF Face Detection, Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes (3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps, remote enabled) 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV (1/3 steps)  
Drive modes Mode selection: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self Timer (12s, 2s), Infrared Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps, remote enabled) Continuous FPS: Approx 5 FPS (Continuous Hi: 5 JPG), 1.5 FPS (Continuou 
Buffer size 5 (JPEG) 
Recording medium Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format Still: RAW (DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PIM III Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264) 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out (Type D, Micro) Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording  
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 30fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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