Samsung NX mini system uses 20.5MP 1″ BSI CMOS Sensor and features ultra compact body design with built in WiFi and NFC connectivity and Pentax Q-S uses small 12.4MP 1/1.7″ Backlit CMOS Sensor, so we have already seen the major difference in the sensor size and now take a look at the major difference below….
Pentax Q-S1 vs. Samsung NX Mini Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: Samsung NX Mini comes with a 20.5MP 1″ Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor, Having more megapixels is not bad, you get bit more room to crop your images without any problem,
Bigger Sensor Size: Samsung NX Mini have bigger sensor than Pentax Q-S1. The large sensor captures more light hence the result is lower apparent noise, more color depth in image and increased dynamic range. Hence you will get better image quality with Samsung NX Mini when compared to Pentax Q-S1.
More AF Points: Samsung NX Mini and Pentax Q-S1 both use contrast-detection autofocus system. Samsung NX Mini features Contrast based AF system that will do fast AF compared to Pentax Q-S1 camera.
Better low light performance – The Samsung Nx mini have more ISO range compared to Pentax Q-S1, the Samsung Nx mini features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.
Better Shutter Range: Samsung NX Mini features better shutter range compared to Pentax Q-S1.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Samsung NX Mini features fast shooting speed (30fps vs. 1.5fps) compared to Pentax Q-S1.
Pentax Q-S1 Video Mode: Pentax Q-S1 features full HD video recording @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 60 fps and 30 fps.
Supported formats MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Additionally, HD 720p and SD 480p formats are also supported.
Video Mode: Samsung Nx mini features full HD video recording @ 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps.
Supported formats Samsung Nx mini supperts standard recoding format H.264, Audio AAC.
Display: Samsung NX Mini comes with a large fixed 3″ Rear Touch screen Tilting LCD (460,800), the screen is Tiltable to a specification direction on the other hand Pentax Q-S1 comes with, fixed display unit.
Battery Life (CIPA): Samsung NX Mini battery rating is 650 shots and other hand Pentax Q-S1 battery rating is 250 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Pentax Q-S1 is smaller than Samsung NX Mini.
Weight: Samsung NX Mini light-weight than Pentax Q-S1.
Verdict: The Samsung NX mini features large sensor size, excellent sharing features and advance core specification… we highly recommend you to go with Samsung NX mini…