Pentax K-r vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Pentax K-r

100

Pentax K-7

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
25,600 ISO
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (125×97×68 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.7"
 

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

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$700 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-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $647 body only

$831 - $866 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$530 - $536 with 18-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$593 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

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

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