Pentax K-r vs Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Pentax K-r

71

Canon Rebel T3i

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
 

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 K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$480 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$480 body only

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$429 - $649 body only

$520 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$268 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$458 body only

$1,150 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

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.