Pentax K-30 vs Canon EOS 7D

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Canon EOS 7D

89

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 7D

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
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

$1,444 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Slightly thinner
Lowest price More expensive
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$697 with 50-200mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,000 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,073 - $1,499 body only

$1,499 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,029 body only

$1,599 - $2,299 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

discussion

Pentax K-30
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