Pentax K-r vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Pentax K-r

71

Pentax K-7

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (125×97×68 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.7"
 

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

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$995 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$474 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$424 body only

$463 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$424 body only

$463 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$904 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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