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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
 

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

$904 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$424 body only

$437 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$458 body only

$750 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

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$424 body only

$437 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$569 body only

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

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