Summary Pentax KP

Prices Price
Body only
$879 - $880
With 50mm lens
$1,100
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#3 of 5
Among similar cameras
#4 of 6
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 24.1 MP
Movie format
Help Unknown
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 819,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Pentax KP vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.62x
Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
819,200 ISO
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Announced New Help
January 2017
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
7 fps
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses

Cons

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The Pentax KP vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
113 lenses
Weight Heavy Help
703 g
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3"
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
390 shots
Lowest price Expensive Help
$879.00
Popularity Not so popular Help
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