Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

91

Pentax K200D

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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

$699 - $888 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$480 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$480 body only

Live view Has live view
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

$700 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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