Canon EOS 7D vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

70

Pentax K-7

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
93 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (131×97×73 mm)

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-7.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$830 - $999 body only

$975 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,255 - $1,499 body only

$1,800 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,266 - $1,599 body only

$1,594 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,368 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$429 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$699 - $739 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag More shutter lag

discussion

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

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