Pentax K-30 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Pentax K-30

51

Sony Alpha NEX-6

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

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
Thickness
Thin
1.7"

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

$456 body only

$502 with 18-55mm lens

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$470 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 - $794 body only

$848 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $598

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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Pentax K-30
K-30
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