LCD and Viewfinder
Pentax Q7 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
Q7 doesn't have a built-in viewfinder but an optional external viewfinder is available. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Pentax Q7 can shoot continuously at max speed of 5 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Q7 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Pentax Q7 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Pentax Q7 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Pentax Q7, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30,25,24 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Pentax Q7 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
Q7 has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker.
Pentax Q7 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Canon EOS M6 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect Q7 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Pentax Q7 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 250 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 354 shots, Pentax Q7 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend Q7 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Pentax Q7 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Pentax Q7 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Pentax Q7 is $479.95