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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13 EV
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
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 K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price More expensive
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$519 - $866 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 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 K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

$6,739 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 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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