Nikon DF vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Nikon DF

100

Pentax K-30

83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon DF

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
550 ms startup delay
Great battery life
Battery life
1400 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
162 ms shutter lag

galleries

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

competitors

Nikon DF Competitors

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,999 - $2,797 body only

$2,583 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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