Pentax K-r vs Pentax K-7

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
25,600 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-7.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-r.

competitors

Pentax K-r Competitors

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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger

Pentax K-7 Competitors

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Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,897 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
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Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
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Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$481 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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