Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K10D

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Pentax K10D

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,129 ISO
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

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 K10D.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$560 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,790 - $1,897 body only

$2,066 with 50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Size Much larger

Pentax K10D Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,028 - $1,097 body only

$1,580 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

Live view Has live view
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay More startup delay

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