PENTAX Q-S1 Overview

The new Pentax Q S1 Full specs


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Camera Type Lens-interchangeable SL digital-still camera
Sensor Type CMOS sensor, with primary colour filter
Size 1/1.7-inch
Total Pixels Approx. 12.76 megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.4 megapixels

Still File formats:

RAW (DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant RAW and JPEG simultaneously recordable

Recorded Pixels:



Quality level:

RAW (12bit): DNG, JPEG: ★★★ (best), ★★ (better), ★ (good)
Colour Depth sRGB, Adobe RGB

AUTO: ISO 100 to 12800 (1/3 EV steps),

Bulb mode: up to ISO 1600
Shake Reduction
Sensor shift Shake reduction
Sensor Cleaning Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations ‘DRII’

Mount PENTAX bayonet Q-mount
Compatible Lens: Q-mount lenses

Focusing System
Type Contrast detection AF

Focus Method: AF/MF switching

Autofocus method: Face Detection, Tracking, Multi-point Auto, Select, Spot

Focus Peaking: OFF/ON
Applicable Illumination Range Brightness range: EV1 to 18 (ISO125)
AF assist

AF Assist Light: Dedicated LED AF assist light

Assist: OFF/ x2/ x4

Type: TFT color LCD monitor, wide-angle viewing,

Size: 3.0 inches

Adjustments: Brightness and colors adjustable

Display: Field of View: approx. 100%, Electronic Level, Grid display (4×4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display), Bright area warning, Histogram
Resolution Approx. 460.000 dots

Lens shutter: 1/2000 – 30 seconds (1/3EV step, 1/8000 – 30 seconds when Electronic Shutter setting is enabled), Bulb

TTL image sensor metering, segment metering, centerweighted metering, and spot metering
Exposure Modes

Auto Picture mode : Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest

Scene Mode : Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR*, Night Snap, HDR*, Quick Macro*, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf&Snow, Backlight
Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum

Program Auto Exposure, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Bulb, Blur Control* (*JPEG Only)

ND Filter: Off/On *Not available when using a lens that has no lens shutter.
Auto Exposure Lock

Can be assigned to the green/delete button from the menu. Continuous as long as the shutter release button is pressed halfway.


Exposure compensation: EV1 – 17 (ISO 100, F1.9 lens), +2EV using the Electronic Shutter setting or using the ND filter

EV Compensation: ± 3EV (1/3EV step)

Built-in retractable P-TTL flash

Guide Number approx. 4.9 (ISO 100/m) / approx.7 (ISO 200/m)
Modes Sync Speed P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync
Angle of View Coverage Wide-angle lens, equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format
Exposure Compensation -2.0 to + 1.0 EV
Exposure Parameters

Drive Modes

Mode Selection: Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote Control (0 sec., 3 sec., continuous), Exposure Bracketing (3 frames, remote control), Multiexposure (0 sec., Self-time, remote control), Interval Shooting

Continuous Shooting: Approx. 5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Hi): up to 5 frames, Approx. 1.5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Lo): up to 100 frames

Capture Functions

Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing

Noise Reduction: High-ISO NR

Dynamic Range Setting: Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction

Lens Correction: Distortion Correction

HDR Capture: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2

Multi-exposure: Number of shots: 2-9, Exposure adjusted automatically

Interval Shooting: Shooting interval: 3 sec. to 24 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately from the set time, Number of shots: up to 999 images

Smart Effect: Brilliant Color, Unicolor Bold, Vintage Color, Antique, Warm Fade, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Faded color, Vibrant Color Enhance, USER 1 to 3
White Balance

Auto: TTL by CMOS image sensor

Preset: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual

Manual: Configuration using the display screen (up to 3 settings can be saved), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image

Fine Adjustment: Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
Digital Filter

Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Slim, HDR, Invert Color, Extract Color, Color, Water Color, Posterization, Fish-eye

File format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Recorded Pixels:

HD(1920×1080, 16:9, 30/25/24fps), HD(1280×720, 16:9, 30/25/24fps),
VGA(640×480, 4:3, 30fps/25fps/24fps)

Sound: Built-in monaural microphone

Recording time: Up to 25 minutes; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high

Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing

Digital Filter: Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Tone Expansion, Invert Color, Extract Color, Unicolor Bold, Water Color, Posterization, Slim, Fish-eye

Interval Movie:

Recording interval: 3, 5, 10, or 30 sec., 1, 5, 10, or 30 min., 1 hr.,
Recording time: 12 sec. to 99 hr.
Start Interval setting: immediately, from the set time

Continuous AF during movie recording: ON/OFF • 06Lens of High-performance Lens Series are not supported
Digital Filter

Base Parameter Adjustment, Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Tone Expansion, Invert Color, Extract Color, Unicolor Bold, Water Color, Posterization, Slim, Fish-eye, Retro, Soft, Sketch Filter, Miniature, Soft, Starburst

Playback View: Single frame, multi-image display (4, 9, 30, 56 segmentation), display magnifycation (up to 16x, scrolling and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), bright area warning, detailed inf, folder display, Date display, Slideshow

Delete: Delete single image, delete all images, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image

RAW Development: File Format (JPEG), Aspect Ratio, Color Space, Custom Image, White Balance, Sensitivity, High-ISO NR, Shadow Correction, Distortion Correction

Edit: Resize, Cropping (aspect ratio adjustment available), Index, Movie Editing (divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Red-eye Edit, Saving buffer as a RAW file

Storage medium: SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory card and Eye-Fi Card
File Name

Storage folder: Date (100_1018, 100_1019….)/PENTX (100 PENTX, 101 PENTX…)
Special Features

Custom functions: 16 items

Mode memory: 10 items

Button/Dial Customization: Green/Delete button (Green button, Preview, One Push File format, AE Lock, Enable AF), Quick dial (Smart effect, Custom Image, Digital Filter, Aspect Ratio)

World time: World time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)

Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greece, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)

Connection Port: USB 2.0 (high-speed compatible)
AV output terminal, HDMI output terminal (Type D)

USB Connection: MSC/PTP

Video Output Format: NTSC/PA L
Source Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68
AC Adapter: AC Adapter Kit K-AC115 (optional)


Battery Life: Number of recordable images : approx. 250 images (with 50% flash usage), approx. 260 images (without flash usage)

Playback time : approx. 160 min.

*using a new lithium-ion battery under the temperature at 23°C, tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
Height 58mm
Width 105mm
Depth 34mm

200g (loaded with battery and SD card), 183g (body only)

Included Software Digital Camera Utility 5
Kit Content

USB Cable I-USB7
Strap O-ST131
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
D-LI68, Battery Charger D-BC68P
Software (CDROM) S-SW133
Hot shoe cover FK
Body mount cover


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