Nikon D90 vs Pentax K-x

Winner
Nikon D90

68

Pentax K-x

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$560 with 18-55mm 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

$299 body only

$450 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

$280 - $295 body only

$377 - $470 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger

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