Pentax K-7 vs Canon EOS 50D

Winner
Pentax K-7

100

Canon EOS 50D

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
6.3 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos

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-7.

competitors

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$1,195 with 18-55mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Thickness Significantly thinner
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Thickness Thinner
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$1,095 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

discussion

Pentax K-7
K-7
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Canon EOS 50D
EOS 50D
Canon

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