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
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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

$350 body only

$571 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Pentax K-500

Pentax K-500

Entry-level DSLR

$592 with 18-55mm, 50-200mm lenses

Battery life Longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Pentax K10D Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$488 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$380 body only

Live view Has live view
Screen size Much larger screen
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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