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

$289 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

$343 body only

$576 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,368 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay More startup delay

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$409 - $649 body only

$520 - $599 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

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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.