Pentax K-30 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Pentax K-30

51

Sony Alpha NEX-6

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Size
Really small
Mid size (120×67×43 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$428 body only

$338 with 18-135mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$327 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$452 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$724 body only

$660 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Focus points Fewer focus points

discussion

Pentax K-30
K-30
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Sony Alpha NEX-6
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