Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Pentax K-30

87

Pentax K-7

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

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
Battery life
Great battery life
740 shots
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price More expensive
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$803 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$803 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$581 body only

$609 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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