Updated (September 2010): Compare the Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K20D

Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K20D

Winner
Pentax K-5

261

Pentax K20D

154

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K20D

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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 K20D.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$797 body only

$814 with 50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$822 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K20D Competitors

Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520

Entry-level DSLR

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Size Much smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$322 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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