Nikon D5200 vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Nikon D5200

100

Pentax K-7

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.60x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-7.

competitors

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$403 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$2,199 with 24-85mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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Nikon D5200
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Pentax K-7
K-7
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