Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K10D

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Pentax K10D

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
162 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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 K10D.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,059 - $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
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $647 body only

$799 - $871 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
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 K10D Competitors

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
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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