Summary Pentax K20D

Prices Price
Body only Unknown With 18-55mm lens $530
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #n/a of 6 Among similar cameras #n/a of 11
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm Screen resolution Help 230k dots
Megapixels Help 14.5 MP Movie format Help None
Screen size Help 2.7" Light sensitivity Help 3,200 ISO
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Pentax has replaced the K20D with the K-30.

Pentax K-30
Pentax K-30 announced May, 2012
Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality

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The Pentax K20D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
Startup delay Short startup delay Help
400 ms startup delay
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
174 ms shutter lag
Thickness Thin Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


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The Pentax K20D vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.1 EV
Screen size Very small screen Help
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
109 lenses
Announced Old Help
January, 2008
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size 142x101x70 mm
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Weight Very heavy Help
800 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
639 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
14.5 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help




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