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A powerful 52-times optical zoom lens brings new discoveries and creative inspirations to your digital photography

52X magnification

52X magnification

1x magnification

1X magnification

Approx. 24mm*

52x magnification

52X magnification

Approx. 1248mm*
* In 35mm format equivalent

Every time you zoom the lens, you discover a new perspective.
Frame those precious moments with family and friends in the most attractive way.
The PENTAX XG-1 lets you capture the world around you flexibly and effortlessly.

  • 24-1248mm** In 35mm format equivalent Extra-wide zoom range, from ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto

    Within its compact, lightweight body, the PENTAX XG-1 features a high-magnification 52-times optical zoom lens (extendible to 208-times in combination with the Digital Zoom function). Coupled with a high-performance, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor and high-grade smc PENTAX lens elements, the PENTAX XG-1 captures dynamic, high-quality images, from ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto ranges.

  • 1cm
    1cm Macro made for fine-detailed close-up

    The PENTAX XG-1 lets you capture dramatic close-up images from just one centimeter away (at the wide-angle end).

  • 3.0-inch
    LCD monitor and electronic viewfinder

    The PENTAX XG-1 features a high-resolution 3.0-inch LCD monitor with approximately 460,000 dots for a large, clear view of the subject and menus. Its electronic viewfinder comes in handy when shooting in bright sunshine.

Simple operations and an array of shooting functions in a compact, stylish body

The mode dial simplifies shooting mode selection

In addition to the all-purpose Auto Picture mode for automatic selection of the most appropriate shooting mode, the PENTAX XG-1 also provides user-selectable options such as the Aperture-priority AE and Shutter-priority AE modes.

13 Scene modes for optimum visual expression of specific subjects and scenes

Simply by choosing one of the Scene modes, the PENTAX XG-1 optimizes all related settings, even when dealing with a confusing subject or situation such as the handheld shooting of night scenes, or photography of subjects such as active pets, fireworks or sports.

  • Face Beautifier
    Face Beautifier
  • Handheld Night
    Handheld Night
  • Pet Mode
    Pet Mode
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Multiple Exposure
    Multiple Exposure
  • Sport
  • Night Portrait
    Night Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Snow
  • Children
  • Party

*Face Beautifier and Handheld Night modes are selectable via the mode dial.

Full HD movie recording with simple push-button start

The PENTAX XG-1 records Full HD-standard movie clips (1920×1080 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio). It also provides the High-speed Movie mode for slow-motion playback, and an array of digital filters including Black & White and Sepia.

Other features

● Sensor-shift-type SR (Shake Reduction) system for effective compensation of camera shake
● A wide selection of digital filters including Negative and Fish Eye
● Interval shooting mode convenient for fixed-point observation
● Super-high-speed continuous shooting mode with a maximum speed of approximately 60 images per second (in VGA format)
● Continuous AF mode with Auto Tracking AF function to capture fast-moving subjects in sharp focus
● Pet detection mode for automatic recognition of up to 10 pet faces
● Compatibility with Eye-Fi wireless LAN SD memory cards

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