Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Pentax K-7

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
93 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-7.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,050 - $1,097 body only

$1,580 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$781 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Does not take movies
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$700 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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