Summary Pentax K100D

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
Screen resolution
Help 210k dots
Megapixels
Help 6 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 3,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Pentax K100D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (129×93×70 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"

Cons

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The Pentax K100D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
1600 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
6 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
113 lenses
Announced Old Help
May 2006
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
210k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.8 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Pentamirror
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
96%
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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