Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

100

Pentax K200D

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,162 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K200D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
125 ms shutter lag
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K200D.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$840 - $846 body only

$1,421 with 16-85mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$1,485 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,000 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus

Pentax K200D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D

Pro DSLR

$2,000 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$535 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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