Pentax Q7 Review - The Pentax Q7 is one of the smallest CSCs on the market. The question is – are sacrifices made in performance to make it so small? Read the full What Digital Camera Pentax Q7 review to find out...

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Overall score:80%
Image Quality:80%


  • Portability; Handling; Features; Build quality


  • Limited system; Pricey for what could be argued is somewhat of a novelty camera


Pentax Q7 Review


Price as reviewed:


Pentax Q7 Review – Sample Image Gallery

These are just a few sample images captured with the Pentax Q7. For a full range of images, head over the the Pentax Q7 review sample image gallery.


ISO:100 to 12,800 (1/3 EV steps)
White Balance:Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluor. (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual, Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
Lens Mount:Pentax bayonet Q-mount
Built-in Flash:GN approx. 4.9 (ISO100/m) / 7 (ISO200/m)
Memory Card:SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi
Exposure Comp:± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Compression:Good, Better, Best
Cable Release:IR remote available
PC Socket:No
Viewfinder Type:N/A
Output Size:4000 x 3000
LCD:3in, 460k-dot LCD
Field of View:100% (monitor)
Colour Temp Control:N/A
AF Points:9
White Balance Bracket:N/A
Max Flash Sync:Lens shutter - 1/2000 seconds; Electronic shutter - 1/13 seconds
Sensor:1/1.7in BSI CMOS, 12.76MP
Focal Length Mag:4.65x
DoF Prview:N/A
Dust Reduction:DRII ultrasonic
Built-in Image Stabilisation:Yes, Sensor shift
Metering System:TTL image sensor metering; segment, centre-weighted, spot
Live Mode:Yes
Movie Mode:1080P HD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, mono audio
Exposure Modes:P, A, S, M, Blur control, Scene modes, Auto
Connectivity:USB 2.0, HDMI
Weight:200g inc. battery & card
Power:940mAh li-ion battery
File Format:JPEG, DNG
Shutter Speeds:1/8000 - 30 seconds plus B
Dimensions:102 x 58 x 33.5mm
Focusing Modes:Face Detection, Tracking, Multi-point, Select, Spot, Manual
Drive Mode:Continuous high or low
Colour Space:sRGB, Adobe RGB
  1. 1. Pentax Q7 Review – Features
  2. 2. Pentax Q7 Review - Design
  3. 3. Pentax Q7 Review - Performance
  4. 4. Pentax Q7 Review – Image Quality
  5. 5. Pentax Q7 Review - Verdict
  6. 6. Pentax Q7 Review - Sample Image Gallery
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