Pentax Pentax Q, the little camera that could.

I just got a Pentax Q. I've only used it for a couple of days, but I have to say I'm impressed. The shots look good. I totally love the size. This is the size all cameras should be. Even a M43/NEX feel too big to me now. Just a little history of me. I've owned the LX5, S100 and XZ-1. I think the Q beats them all for IQ. I tested the Q on a resolution chart last night. It can hold it's own against the larger sensor XZ-1 and even the much larger sensor GF2. I don't know what magic Pentax is working. It does prove it's not how big it is, it's what you do with it.

Pentax Q.
Test of the Pentax Q 8mm(47mm FF equiv).
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Olympus XZ-1.
Test of the XZ-1 15mm(71mm FF equiv).
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Panasonic GF2.
Test of the Panasonic 14-42mm @ 42mm M43.
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Looking at these on my phone. Is the q comparable to my gf2?

IMO, yes. I find the JPEGs OOC to be more pleasing from the Q than the GF2. I didn't know it beforehand, but the Q has a multiframe low light mode like Sony's handheld twilight mode. Given that, it has the edge in lowlight over the GF2 as well.
 

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