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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

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

competitors

Pentax K-r Competitors

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$391 body only

$329 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,897 body only

$2,297 with 28-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,025 - $1,399 body only

$1,749 - $1,799 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax KP Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$2,049 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$822 body only

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

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