Pentax MX-1

The Pentax MX-1 features a brass body with textured grips, a fast f/1.8-f/2.5 lens that features an effective zoom range of 28mm-112mm, and a newly designed 12-megapixel CMOS sensor. Pentax is touting its low-light sensitivity — the camera can reach a max ISO of 12,800, which is fairly impressive for a point-and-shoot.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: February 2013
  • Price at launch: $499.95

Basic Specs

Camera type Point-and-shoot
Sensor size 1/1.7"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type Point-and-shoot
Width 4.8 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Depth 2 inches
Weight .86 pounds
Color Black / Silver
Internal image stabilization Yes
Sensor
Sensor size 1/1.7"
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 12800
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 2000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Max. continuous shooting speed 4.2 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 920000 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 30
Software
RAW support RAW
Lens
Focal length (wide) 6 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 24 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 28 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 112 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 1.8
Optical zoom 4 x
Storage
Internal size 75 MB
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model D-Li106
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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