Compared to The best recent DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Canon EOS 50D #11 11 74
Pentax K-30 #1 11 100
Canon EOS 50D Pentax K-30
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 15.0 30.0
Color depth 16.2 23.7
Dynamic range 10.0 22.5
Misc
Cross type focus points 5.6 5.6
Shutter lag 26.2 22.5
Viewfinder size 22.5 24.4
Popularity 1.0 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution 10.0 10.0
Screen size 22.5 22.5
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 5.0 4.4
Form factor
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Lens availability 4.7 2.2
Movies
Movie format 0.0 6.2
Total 163.9 220.1
Best total 220.1 220.1
Score 74 100
Canon EOS 50D Pentax K-30
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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696 ISO 15.0 × 100.0 = 15.0 1,129 ISO 30.0 × 100.0 = 30.0
Color depth
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21.8 bits 65.0 × 25.0 = 16.2 23.7 bits 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7
Dynamic range
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11.4 EV 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 13 EV 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Misc
Cross type focus points
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9 15.0 × 37.5 = 5.6 9 15.0 × 37.5 = 5.6
Shutter lag
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131 ms 70.0 × 37.5 = 26.2 162 ms 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5
Viewfinder size
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0.59x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5 0.61x 65.0 × 37.5 = 24.4
Popularity
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73 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0 26 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 921k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
Continuous shooting
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6.3 fps 40.0 × 12.5 = 5.0 6 fps 35.0 × 12.5 = 4.4
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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220 lenses 95.0 × 5.0 = 4.7 113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2
Movies
Movie format
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 1080p @ 30fps 25.0 × 25.0 = 6.2
Total 163.9 Total 220.1
Best total 220.1 Best total 220.1
Canon EOS 50D Score 74 Pentax K-30 Score 100