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

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"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
93 ms shutter lag

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

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$378 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-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$392 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-7 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$860 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$378 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $659 body only

$989 - $1,039 with 18-135mm lens

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

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