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PENTAX XG-1 (Black) Kit

PENTAX XG-1 (Black) Kit


Item Number: PTX 07988

Product Information:

The stylish and versatile PENTAX XG-1 is a 52X Megazoom camera with DSLR-like appearance and features.

  • Fast f/2.8-5.6, 52X extreme-telephoto zoom lens (24mm – 1248mm equivalent) and 4X digital zoom (combined 208X)!
  • Large 3 inch LCD screen (460K dots) provides clear viewing for ease of composition and playback.
  • 201,000 dot resolution electronic viewfinder for a clear view of your subject.
  • Shake Reduction technology includes mechanical sensor-shift mechanism, Dual SR (Sensor-Shift and Pixel-Track), High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR) and Movie SR, for sharp images, even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
  • 16MP CMOS sensor offers superior quality, high-resolution imaging.
  • Macro focus as close as 1 centimeter from the subject to capture the smallest details.
  • High-speed continuous shooting mode with a maximum speed of approximately 60 images per second (VGA), fast continuous shooting mode at approximately 30 images per second (4M), continuous at 9 images per second (16M).
  • An HDMI port plays back beautiful high resolution images and video on HDTVs.
  • Capture full HD 1080p widescreen video at 30 FPS with high-quality h.264 compression.
  • Compatibility with Eye-Fi wireless LAN SD memory cards.

Camera Hardware
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
Quality levels: *** (best), ** (fine), * (normal)

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
LCD screen: 3.0 inch
LCD resolution: 460,000 dots
Viewfinder: Electronic Viewfinder, approx. 200K dots. (Equipped with diopter adjustment).
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)
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
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 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)
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
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
XG-1, Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, Power Adapter, USB cable, Operating manual (on CD-ROM), Strap, Lens cap

PENTAX AV Cable I-AVC116, PENTAX Camera Case O-CC129, Remote E, Remote F, Remote O-RC1

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

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

Auto, (ISO 100 – 3200)

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)
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)
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
Mode selection: Single, Index (9/16 Thumbnails), Slide Show, Date, Burst Shooting, Zoom (Approx. x2 – x8), Movie
Mode pallet:
Digital filters (capture): 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

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

File Storage Matrix (Based on 4GB Memory, 4:3 Aspect Ratio)

STILL * * * * * *
16M 840 1277 1544
14M (3:2) 939 1423 1718
12M (16:9) 1102 1660 1998
10M (4:3) 1302 1949 2336
5M (4:3) 2397 3467 4073
3M (4:3) 3536 4941 5696
2M (16:9) 4839 6508 7354
0.3M (4:3) VGA (640 x 480) 12313 13631 14136
MOVIE (H:M:S) 60 FPS 30 FPS  
1920 x 1080   0:23:20
1280 x 720 0:25:06 0:46:50
VGA (640 x 480)   1:46:32

*The maximum length for a movie is 25 minutes.
*The maximum length is for a High Speed Movie is 15 seconds.

*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

What's in the Box

  • PENTAX XG-1 (black) Kit
  • USB Cable I-USB152
  • Battery LB-060(B)
  • Power Adapter GAC-03
  • Strap O-ST152
  • Lens Cap O-LC152

Optional Accessories

  • PENTAX AV Cable I-AVC116
  • PENTAX Camera Case O-CC129
  • Remote Controller E
  • Remote Controller F
  • PENTAX Remote Control O-RC1

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