Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

92

Pentax K200D

46

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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K200D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
125 ms shutter lag

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

$599 - $659 body only

$989 - $1,039 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$369 - $378 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$698 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

$298 body only

$600 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Much longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$369 - $378 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$860 body only

Live view Has live view
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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