Nikon D90 vs Pentax K-x

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Pentax K-x

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-x

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (123×92×68 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.7"
Weight
Light-weight
580 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-x.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$367 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,025 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Pentax K-x Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$488 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Movie format Does not take movies

discussion

Nikon D90
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Pentax K-x
K-x
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