Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

180

Pentax K200D

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K200D

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
125 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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 KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$848 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$938 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$379 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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