Pentax K-30 vs Canon EOS 50D

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Canon EOS 50D

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
131 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 50D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$852 - $871 with 18-135mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Thickness Thicker
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,897 - $1,947 body only

$2,066 with 50mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Much thicker

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$929 body only

$1,168 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$497 body only

$460 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

Pentax K-30
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