Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Pentax K-m #2 2 50
Pentax K-r #1 2 100
Pentax K-m Pentax K-r
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 10.0 35.0
Color depth 20.0 21.3
Dynamic range 10.0 21.3
Misc
Cross type focus points 0.0 13.1
Shutter lag 0.0 35.6
Viewfinder size 13.1 13.1
Popularity 1.0 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution 3.8 18.8
Screen size 16.2 22.5
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 20.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 3.1 6.2
Form factor
Viewfinder 22.5 22.5
Lens availability 2.2 2.2
Movies
Movie format 0.0 11.2
Total 122.0 243.9
Best total 243.9 243.9
Score 50 100
Pentax K-m Pentax K-r
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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513 ISO 10.0 × 100.0 = 10.0 755 ISO 35.0 × 100.0 = 35.0
Color depth
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22.4 bits 80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0 22.9 bits 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Dynamic range
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11.4 EV 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 12.4 EV 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Misc
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0 9 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1
Shutter lag
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Unknown 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0 105 ms 95.0 × 37.5 = 35.6
Viewfinder size
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0.55x 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1 0.56x 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1
Popularity
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2 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0 7 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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230k dots 15.0 × 25.0 = 3.8 920k dots 75.0 × 25.0 = 18.8
Screen size
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2.7" 65.0 × 25.0 = 16.2 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
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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3.5 fps 25.0 × 12.5 = 3.1 6 fps 50.0 × 12.5 = 6.2
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentamirror 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 Pentamirror 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
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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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 720p @ 25fps 45.0 × 25.0 = 11.2
Total 122.0 Total 243.9
Best total 243.9 Best total 243.9
Pentax K-m Score 50 Pentax K-r Score 100