Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

100

Pentax K200D

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K200D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

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

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$953 body only

$867 with 18-55mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag More shutter lag
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
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$498 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Pentax K100D

Pentax K100D

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen

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