Pentax has revealed the world’s smallest and lightest camera that has interchangeable lens that they have dubbed the Pentax Q. The Q was designed to use Pentax Q-mounted lens system which allows the inter changing Q lenses with speciality Q lenses including fishi-eye, prime and zoom. The Q comes equipped with a 12.4 megapixel backlit 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor which gives the device the ability to produce 12 bit DNG RAW and JPG images.
Even though it was compressed into this very small package it comes equipped with an 3-inch LCD display, it has a pop-up flash, sensor-shift shake reduction, an ISO of 125-6400 and the ability to record 1080 Full HD videos at 30fps. It also features in-camera HDR capture that will shoot 3 images of different exposures, blending them to create a high-quality photo that brings out every details even in the darkest shadows and brightness.
The Pentax Q is a mirrorless camera that features a lightweight, scratch resistant magnesium alloy body, it comes equipped with an HDMI output port and a memory card slot that supports SD/SDHC and SDXC cards for storage. The Pentax Q is expected to launch on the US market this fall in the colors of white or black with a standard prime lens for $799.99.