Nikon D90 vs Pentax K-x

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Pentax K-x

96

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
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
Cross type focus points
Many cross-type focus points
9

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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$396 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$390 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-x Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$390 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

$498 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

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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Nikon D90
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