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
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

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

$799 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,088 - $1,099 body only

$1,600 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

$995 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$589 body only

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

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