Nikon D7100 vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Pentax K-30

94

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
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

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)
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

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

$629 - $1,184 body only

$997 - $1,349 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$397 body only

$479 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $597 body only

$559 - $647 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-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$1,444 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Lowest price Much more expensive

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Nikon D7100
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Pentax K-30
K-30
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