Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K20D

Winner
Pentax K-30

100

Pentax K20D

62

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
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K20D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
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 K20D.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax K20D Competitors

Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax K-7

Pentax K-7

Entry-level DSLR

$656 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,418 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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