Pentax K-x vs Nikon D80

Winner
Pentax K-x

100

Nikon D80

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-x

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
97 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (123×92×68 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-x.

competitors

Pentax K-x Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,759 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Does not take movies
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,759 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$520 - $649

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$307 body only

$931 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

discussion

Pentax K-x
K-x
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Nikon D80
D80
Nikon

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