Nikon D7100 vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Pentax K-30

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
162 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (130×97×71 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$549 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$519 - $647 body only

$614 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$456 body only

$507 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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