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  • Pentax XG-1 Digital Camera

Pentax XG-1 Digital Camera


The PENTAX XG-1 combines the best of both worlds, so you can capture yours effortlessly and beautifully. Compact and lightweight, the XG-1 has a 52-times optical zoom lens that takes you from near to far in seconds. Coupled with a high-performance, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor and high-grade smc PENTAX lens elements, the XG-1 takes dynamic, high-quality images, from ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto-an amazing feat for a camera in its class.

  • 16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • 52x Optical Zoom f/2.8-5.6 Lens
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 Video at 30 fps
  • 24-1,248mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 200k-dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 460k-dot LCD Screen
  • Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction
  • 60 & 30 fps High Speed Shooting Modes
  • ISO 3200 & 10 fps Continuous Shooting
  • High Dynamic Range Mode
  • Type

    Megazoom Digital Camera


    Type: 1/2.3" Backlit CMOS 
    Effective pixels: 16MP
    Total pixels: 16.79MP
    Recorded resolutions (pixels):

    Still: (4:3) 16M (4608x3456), 10M (3648x2736), 5M (2592x1944), 5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 0.3M(640x480) (3:2) 14M (4608x3072) (16:9) 12M (4608x3072), 2M (1920x1080)

    Movie: HD 1920(1920x1080): approx. 30 fps, 1280(1280x720): approx.60/30 fps, 640(640x480): approx. 30 fps 


    Type/construction: smc PENTAX zoom lens - 15 elements in13 groups (6 aspherical elements)
    Optical zoom: 52X
    Focal length (equiv.): 4.3mm - 223.6mm (24 - 1248mm)
    Digital zoom: approx. 4X
    Combined zoom: approx. 208X
    Aperture: f/2.8- 5.6

    Focus System

    Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus. 
    Focus modes: Single-AF, Multi-AF, Object Tracking , Face detection AF, Cont. AF 
    Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1 cm Macro available
    Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
    Focus range:
    Normal: 1.97’ to infinity (wide), 9.8’ to infinity (tele)
    Macro: 0.98’ (wide to mid zoom)
    1cm Macro: 0.03’ (at mid zoom, set automatically)


    Viewfinder: Electronic Viewfinder, approx. 200K dots. (Equipped with diopter adjustment). 

    LCD Monitor

    LCD screen: 3.0 inch 
    LCD resolution: 460,000 dots


    Type: Retractable popup series-control auto flash
    Flash Off, Flash Auto, Flash ON, Slow Sync., Slow Sync.+ Red-Eye, Red-Eye Reduction 
    Effective range: Wide: approx. 1.64 ft - 20 ft (ISO 800) Tele: approx. 3.9 ft - 12 ft 
    (ISO 800)
    Flash Exposure Compensation

    Storage Media

    Internal memory: (approx. 15.4 MB)
    Removable memory: SD, SDHC, Eye-Fi 
    Eye-Fi Compatible


    Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, PC/AV Out, HDMI (type D), DC Input Terminal
    Video out: NTSC, PAL (HDMI out supports Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)

    Power Supply

    Power source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion LB-060 
    Recordable images (approx): 240 
    Playback time (approx) : 200 min
    Movie recording time (approx): 200 min. 
    AC adapter available: Yes (optional)

    Physical Specs

    Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.7 x 3.5 x 3.8"
    Weight: Without battery or removable memory: 19 oz - Loaded and ready: 20 oz
    Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic
    Operating temperature: 32-104°F


    Startup: Approx 2.0 sec
    Release lag: Approx 0.2 sec

    Language Support

    English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai,
    Indonesian, Vietnamese, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Finnish,
    Norwegian, Greek, Turkish, Hungarian, Croatian, Czech, Arabic, Hindi

    Image Stabilization

    Still: Sensor-Shift SR, Digital SR 
    Movie: Movie SR

    Metering System

    Type: TTL
    Face: Yes
    Center weighted: Yes
    Spot: Yes
    Exposure compensation: ±2EV (1/3EV steps)

    ISO Sensitivity

    Auto, (ISO 100 – 3200)

    White Balance

    AWB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent, Manual WB,
    Color Temp (1900K, 3000K, 3500, 5500, 7000, 9000K, 10000K)


    Type: Programmed AE lens shutter and sensor electronic shutter
    Shutter speed: 4 sec. - 1/2000 sec., 30 sec at most (Manual mode setting)

    Capture Modes

    Mode selection: Auto Mode, Program AE, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual Mode, Face
    Beautifier, Handheld Night, Screen Mode, Pet Mode, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Sport,
    Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Children, Party, Movie Mode, Custom Settings. 
    Face detection: Yes (AF&AE is available in all modes, up to 12 faces), Pet detection - up to 10
    pet faces, Smile Capture, Blink Detection
    Date Imprint : Yes. (Date, Date & time) 

    Drive Modes

    Mode selection: Single, Continuous Shooting, Cont. Shooting-High Speed (VGA), Cont. Shooting-Fast (4M), Time-Lapse (30sec / 1min / 5min / 10min).
    Continuous Shooting: Approx. 0.67 fps. 
    Burst Shooting: (L): approx. 4.7 frame/sec (for up to 10 frames), (H):approx. 10 frames/sec (for
    up to 20 frames)
    Remote control: Yes

    Playback Modes

    Mode selection: Single, Index (9/16 Thumbnails), Slide Show, Date, Burst Shooting, Zoom (Approx. ×2 - ×8), Movie
    Mode pallet: 
    Digital filters (capture): (Image tone – via i Button) Vivid, Japan Style (8M), Italian Style (8M), French Style (8M), Punk (4M), Black and White, Sepia, Partial Color-Red, Partial Color-Blue, Partial Color-Yellow, Partial Color-Green, Negative(8M), Dreamy, Vignetting, Salon, Fish Eye, Reflection, 4 Grids - Stylish (2M), HDR, Red-Eye Reduction, Skin Soften, Eye Brightening, Eye Enlargement, Rotate, Resize, Trim 

    File Formats

    Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, Print Image Matching III
    Movie: MOV AVC/H.264 (.mov), Audio (Linear PCM, stereo)

    Computer Requirements

    *For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
    Windows: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1, USB port
    Mac: Mac OS-X 10.6.8 / 10.7 / 10.8, USB port

  • LB-060 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • Power Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Documentation CD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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