Pentax Q10 using a 12 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor which is claimed to produce new better photos with more minimal noise in high ISO setting. Autofocus performance is also improved, especially when using a telephoto lens or shooting at low light conditions. For blur-free image results, Pentax technology has equipped Q10 SR (Shake Reduction) which automatically shifts the CMOS sensor to reduce the effects of vibration is detected. Despite the small size, the internal flash has been equipped Q10.
Pentax also includes a series of fun photography features, such as Custom Image, Digital Filter and Smart Effect. With these functions, you can provide a variety of interesting effects in the photo. For most users, this feature will be able to meet the needs of photo editing on the computer. Q10 can also detect up to 12 faces with Face Recognition AF function hers.
One interesting feature is the Quick-Dial. At the front of the body Q10, there is a rotary knob to store four setting is desired, such as digital filters, aspect ratio and so on.
For the Q lens system, is now available 6 types of lenses with Pentax 06 Telephoto Zoom (15-45mm f/2.8 or 80-250mm equivalent) as the latest addition. Also provides adapters for the Pentax K-Mount lens for use in Q10. Interestingly, considering the crop factor Q10 which reached 5.5 x, then a 300mm lens would be a 1650mm lens on Q10.
Pentax Q10 will be available in three colors: black, silver and red. With a zoom lens package 02, Pentax Q10 will be available for U.S. $ 599. Pentax Lens-06 Telephoto Zoom will retail for $ 299 and Q adapter for K-Mount in the range of $ 249.