The Pentax *ist DL2 is mostly gets compared to other entry-level DSLRs. The Pentax *ist DL2's top rivals come from Pentax (such as the K10D) and Nikon (such as the D40 and the D90)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the K10D (vs the DL2)

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Significant disadvantages of the K10D (vs the DL2)

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common strengths of the K10D and DL2

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Nikon D40

Nikon D40
9 months newer
$975 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40 (vs the DL2)

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Significant disadvantages of the D40 (vs the DL2)

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common strengths of the D40 and DL2

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Nikon D90

Nikon D90
2 years newer
$449 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the DL2)

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Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the DL2)

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common strengths of the D90 and DL2

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