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
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
97 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

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

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$1,195 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$470 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Nikon D80 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

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

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

Pentax K-x
K-x
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