Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K10D

Winner
Pentax K-30

87

Pentax K10D

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,129 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
 

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-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$424 body only

$463 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

$619 - $647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Lowest price More expensive
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Pentax K10D Competitors

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$325 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon DL24-500

Nikon DL24-500

Super zoom

$997

Movie format Shoots movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

$995 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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