Pentax K-30 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Pentax K-30

54

Sony Alpha NEX-6

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,129 ISO
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
162 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Weight
Light-weight
287 g
Overall image quality
Great image quality
78.0

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

$350 body only

$571 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-500

Pentax K-500

Entry-level DSLR

$592 with 18-55mm, 50-200mm lenses

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$440 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly smaller
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$564 body only

$1,829 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Fewer focus points

discussion

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