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
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$527 body only

$638 with 18-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,700 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$874 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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