The PENTAX Q meets consumers who expect compactness and ease of use and who want a versatile device that can suit in all situations. Equipped with a 12.4 megapixels back-illuminated CMOS sensor, the PENTAX Q offers a range of advanced features; burst rate of 5 frames per second, very low noise at high sensitivities up to ISO 6400, Full HD video with H.264 codec, 3'' LCD screen with 460 000 dots with extra-wide 170 ° vision, magnesium alloy construction. Besides, it offers several convenient exposure modes including all manual modes and images customization. Like PENTAX digital SLR, the PENTAX Q is equipped with a built-in stabilization system and sensor cleaning system to guaranty clear and sharp images. The PENTAX Q also provides tools to control the bokeh (blur effect) as well as many creative functions.