Pentax K-r vs Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Pentax K-r

100

Canon Rebel T3i

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.56x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-r.

competitors

Pentax K-r Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$317 - $649 body only

$376 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$425 - $649 body only

$517 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$399 - $420 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

Pentax K-r
K-r
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Canon Rebel T3i
Rebel T3i
Canon

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Ali (11:04 PM, February 17, 2013)
Based on Dpreview T4i has much better image quality.