Nikon D7100 vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Nikon D7100

92

Pentax K-30

87

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

$789 - $997 body only

$1,085 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$719 - $899 body only

$850 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$488 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$428 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $615 body only

$885 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Lowest price More expensive
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$918 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

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