Nikon D90 vs Pentax K-x

Winner
Nikon D90

69

Pentax K-x

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
97 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (123×92×68 mm)

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$350 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$440 body only

$1,220 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Pentax K-x Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$369 body only

$995 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$307 body only

$410 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$350 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

discussion

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