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-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,679 - $1,697 body only

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

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 with 20-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Pentax KP Competitors

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$739 - $1,148 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly smaller
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,967 with 16-50mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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