Pentax K-r vs Pentax KP

Pentax K-r
Pentax KP

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
105 ms shutter lag
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (125×97×68 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax KP

True resolution
High true resolution
24.1 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
819,200 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-r.

competitors

Pentax K-r Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$456 body only

$507 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax KP Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly smaller
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $830 body only

$1,424 with 16-85mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,379 - $1,797 body only

$1,956 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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