Pentax To Bring Q7 12.4MP Compact System Camera

Earlier we have seen Pentax bringing Q10 12.4MP compact camera. Lately Pentax has announced that it is going to introduce a new camera called Q7 12.4MP compact system camera. The company claims the camera will have the smallest and the lightest interchangeable lens system in the world.

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The Q7 12.4MP compact camera will feature an upgraded 1/1.7 inch, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, available in 3 edgy color combinations that are sure to match your personality and style. The company claims it has made 60% improvement in S/N ratio compared to existing Q10 12.4MP compact camera. This improvement let you capture colorful moments with high-speed start-up and in-body sensor-shift shake reduction. It will also have high sensitivity to shoot up to ISO 12800 for gorgeous, low-light imagery.

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The camera helps you to maximize your creativity with the Q7’s outstanding bokeh control, and its 19 smart effects and filters, all with multi-layering capabilities. The Q7 lets you capture artistic endeavors with the Q-mount’s family of seven specialty lenses including, prime, zoom, wide-angle, fish-eye, and the new mount-shield lens for a dreamy pinhole-camera effect.

The Q7 will cost around $500 with two 5-15 mm zoom lens and can be custom-ordered in any of 120 color combinations. The company will also bring a body-cap ‘Mount Shield’ lens for the Q system – the 11.5mm F9 lens, which will cost around $80.

Right now Amazon is taking pre-order for this camera at $480. Amazon’s website mentions that the camera will be released on September 15, 2013.

Source: Amazon


Imrul Haque is Product Engineer at TheTechJournal. He writes about new products and covers mobile apps. You can reach him on Twitter And Google+.

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