Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Pentax K-r #1 2 100
Pentax K-x #2 2 92
Pentax K-r Pentax K-x
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 35.0 40.0
Color depth 21.3 21.3
Dynamic range 21.3 21.3
Misc
Cross type focus points 13.1 13.1
Shutter lag 35.6 35.6
Viewfinder size 13.1 13.1
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 6.2 4.4
Form factor
Viewfinder 22.5 22.5
Lens availability 2.2 2.2
Movies
Movie format 11.2 11.2
Total 243.9 225.7
Best total 243.9 243.9
Score 100 92
Pentax K-r Pentax K-x
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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755 ISO 35.0 × 100.0 = 35.0 811 ISO 40.0 × 100.0 = 40.0
Color depth
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22.9 bits 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3 22.8 bits 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Dynamic range
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12.4 EV 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3 12.5 EV 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
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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105 ms 95.0 × 37.5 = 35.6 97 ms 95.0 × 37.5 = 35.6
Viewfinder size
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0.56x 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1 0.56x 35.0 × 37.5 = 13.1
Popularity
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6 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0 5 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k 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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6 fps 50.0 × 12.5 = 6.2 4.7 fps 35.0 × 12.5 = 4.4
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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720p @ 25fps 45.0 × 25.0 = 11.2 720p @ 24fps 45.0 × 25.0 = 11.2
Total 243.9 Total 225.7
Best total 243.9 Best total 243.9
Pentax K-r Score 100 Pentax K-x Score 92