Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K200D

Winner
Pentax K-5

91

Pentax K200D

46

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
Has live view
Live view
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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 - $739 body only

$999 - $1,100 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

$343 body only

$576 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

Pentax K200D Competitors

Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

Entry-level DSLR

$298 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$289 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$343 body only

$576 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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