Summary Pentax K200D

Prices Price
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#n/a of 6
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Help 10 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Pentax K200D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses


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The Pentax K200D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
561 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
22.4 bits
Movie format No movies Help
Screen size Very small screen Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
500 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
125 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
January 2008
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
Lowest price Very expensive Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.4 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k 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
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Very short battery life Help
80 shots
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
113 lenses
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Missing geo-tagging
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Weight Heavy Help
690 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Pentax K200D

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Chris J (8:27 PM, January 28, 2012)
While you're there, true resolution is 10.2 mp and autofocus is 11-point phase.
Chris J (8:19 PM, January 28, 2012)
This camera has extensive weather sealing and sensor cleaning. Even Wikipedia has that information!
Jhgaman10 (7:08 PM, March 08, 2011)
That back view picture looks exactly like my K200D
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (3:17 PM, January 31, 2011)
Thanks for pointing that out, we'll fix that up!
Lyubo (7:58 PM, January 29, 2011)
the picture above (back view) is from k10 not K200D, and K200D does have a image stabilization