Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Pentax K-7 #1 2 100
Pentax K20D #2 2 87
Pentax K-7 Pentax K20D
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 15.0 25.0
Color depth 20.0 21.3
Dynamic range 3.8 7.5
Misc
Cross type focus points 13.1 13.1
Shutter lag 37.5 26.2
Viewfinder size 18.8 22.5
Popularity 1.0 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution 18.8 3.8
Screen size 22.5 16.2
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 20.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 5.0 2.5
Form factor
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Lens availability 2.2 2.2
Movies
Movie format 11.2 0.0
Total 213.9 186.4
Best total 213.9 213.9
Score 100 87
Pentax K-7 Pentax K20D
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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536 ISO 15.0 × 100.0 = 15.0 639 ISO 25.0 × 100.0 = 25.0
Color depth
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22.6 bits 80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0 22.9 bits 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Dynamic range
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10.6 EV 15.0 × 25.0 = 3.8 11.1 EV 30.0 × 25.0 = 7.5
Misc
Cross type focus points
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9 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1 9 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1
Shutter lag
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93 ms 100.0 × 37.5 = 37.5 174 ms 70.0 × 37.5 = 26.2
Viewfinder size
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0.60x 50.0 × 37.5 = 18.8 0.62x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5
Popularity
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3 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0 3 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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921k dots 75.0 × 25.0 = 18.8 230k dots 15.0 × 25.0 = 3.8
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 2.7" 65.0 × 25.0 = 16.2
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
Continuous shooting
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5.2 fps 40.0 × 12.5 = 5.0 3 fps 20.0 × 12.5 = 2.5
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2 113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2
Movies
Movie format
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720p @ 30fps 45.0 × 25.0 = 11.2 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Total 213.9 Total 186.4
Best total 213.9 Best total 213.9
Pentax K-7 Score 100 Pentax K20D Score 87