Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Heavy handed noise reduction can result in a blotchy appearance at high sensitivities.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

The supplied 5-15mm lens has a closest focus distance of 30cm (1ft).

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Low light ability is on a par with similar advanced compact cameras, but not up to the standards set by other CSCs.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Built in shake reduction enables you to take sharp hand-held images at lower shutter speeds than would otherwise be possible.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

The automatic HDR feature can result in unnatural-looking images with bright halos around contrasty edges.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Although the Pentax Q10 performs well in the lab, dynamic range is limited in real world images, and the roll over into burnt out highlights can look unnatural in certain circumstances.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Image quality is good with bright, even lighting.

Pentax Q10 review

Click here to see the full resolution image

Auto white balance performs well, retaining enough of a colour cast to keep the atmosphere of a scene.