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
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (125×97×68 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.7"
 

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

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Movie format Does not take movies
Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Super zoom

$900

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Pentax KP Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm 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 - $1,148 body only

$1,428 with 16-85mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,697 body only

$2,094 - $2,097 with 28-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen size Much larger screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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