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
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

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
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

$456 body only

$502 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support

Pentax K10D Competitors

Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$230

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

$4,553 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$456 body only

$502 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

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