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PENTAX Q (15143) White 12.4 MP 3.0" 460K LCD Mirrorless Digital Camera with 8.5mm Lens

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  • 1/2.3" CMOS 12.4 MP
  • 3.0" 460K LCD
  • 1920 x 1080
  • Auto: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable Manual: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600
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Q (15143)


Package Type
Single Lens Kit

Image Sensor

Image Sensor
1/2.3" CMOS
Gross Pixels
12.75 MP
Effective Pixels
12.4 MP
Color Filter System
Primary color filter
Dust Cleaning System
DRII (ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter)
Image Stabilization
Sensor Shift Shake Reduction (4 stops max)
4:3: 12M (4000x3000), 9M (3456x2592), 5M (2688x2016), 3M (1920x1440)
3:2: 10M (4000x2664), 8M (3456x2304), 5M (2688x1792), 2M (1920x1280)
16:9: 9M (4000x2248), 6M (3456x1944), 4M (2688x1512), 2M(1920x1080)
1:1: 9M (2992x2992), 6M (2592x2592), 4M (2016x2016), 2M (1440x1440)

White Balance

White Balance
Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
Manual mode(s): Yes


Viewfinder Type
n/a (optional shoe mounted optical viewfinder O-VF1 available for 01 Standard Prime lens)

LCD Monitor

3.0" 460K
LCD Coverage


Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV (1/3 steps)
Metering System
Type: TTL image sensor metering
Sensitivity range: EV 1.3-17.0 (ISO 125, F1.9), +2 EV w electronic shutter or ND filter Multi-segment: Yes
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
ISO Sensitivity
Auto: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable
Manual: ISO 125-6400 (1/3 steps), Bulb mode up to ISO 1600


Shutter Type
Lens shutter, electronic shutter
Shutter Speed
1/2000 to 30 sec (lens shutter), 1/8000 to 30 sec (electronic shutter w a lens shutter lens), Bulb
12s, 2s


Flash Type
P-TTL flash with retractable popup extension
Flash Mode
Auto, Auto + Redeye, On, On + Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Off
Flash Range
28mm wide angle equivalent
Flash Exposure Compensation
-2 to 1 EV
External Flash
Type: Hotshoe P-TTL
Synchronization speed: 1/250 sec

Drive System

Drive Modes
Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self Timer (12s, 2s), Infrared Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps, remote enabled)
Continuous Shooting Speed
Approx 5 FPS (Continuous Hi: 5 JPG), 1.5 FPS (Continuous Lo: 100 JPG)


Scene Modes
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG only), Night Snap, Food, Quick Macro (JPG only), Pet, Kids, Forest, Surf & Snow, HDR (JPG only), Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum
Color Mode
Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome (including film filters, infrared, sepia toning), Cross Processing (creative random effect generation)
Live View Function
TTL by CMOS image sensor Field Of View: 100% Display Modes: Grid (4x4, Golden Ratio, Scale), Bright/Dark Indication, Histogram
One Shot, Multi Image Display (4, 9, 20, 42, 90 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 16X, scrollable, quick zoom), Histogram, Folder, Calendar Filmstrip, Select & Delete, Movie Playback, Bright/Dark Indication, Slideshow
Functions available: 13

Recording System

File Format
Recording Media


Movie Format
MP4 (AVC h.264)
Movie Recording
1920x1080p30, 1280x720p30, 640x480p30
Max. Recording Resolution
1920 x 1080


Compatible Lenses
Q-mount lenses
Lens Mount
PENTAX Q-mount bayonet stainless steel mount
Lens Spec
Wide Angle: Yes
Focal Length: 8.50 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent): 47 mm
Lens Construction: 8 Elements in 5 Groups
Aperture Range: f/1.9
Image Stabilization: Optical
Autofocus Points: 25
Focus Modes: Auto
Focus Modes: Manual
Minimum Focus Distance: 7.90"


USB 2.0 hi-speed
A/V Out

Power Source

Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI68
Battery Life
Approx 250 (approx 230 w 50% flash, CIPA)

Dimensions & Weight

3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in
Without battery or removable memory: 6.3 oz.
Loaded and ready: 7.1 oz.

Package Contents

Package Contents
Q Mirrorless Camera
USB Cable I-USB7
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI68
Battery Charger Kit K-BC68
Strap O-ST115
Hotshoe Cover FK
Body Mount Cover Q
Software CD-ROM S-SW115
Quick Guide
Operating Manual
AC Plug Cord
Lens 8.5mm
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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