Pentax K10D

Pentax K10D

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Pentax K100D Super

Pentax K100D Super

     

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Phase detection autofocus
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fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K100D Super

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Size
Really small
Prosumer size 129x91x71 mm
 

differences

Advantages of the Pentax K100D Super

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Size
Significantly smaller
129x91x71 mm vs 142x101x70 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
646 g vs 793 g
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Around 20% lighter
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
96% vs 95%
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Pentax K10D

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.62x vs 0.55x
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More than 20% larger viewfinder
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 2.8 fps
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Around 10% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.8" vs 2.8"
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Sensor size Large sensors Help
APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"
Common Weaknesses
Movie format Do not shoot movies Help
No movies
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Autofocus No video autofocus Help
Manual focus only
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
K100D Super:6 MP
K10D:10 MP
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
K100D Super:2.8 fps
K10D:3 fps
Screen size Very small screens Help
2.5"
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
K100D Super:96%
K10D:95%
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
210k dots
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
109 lenses
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
K100D Super:3,200 ISO
K10D:1,600 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post

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competitors

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Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$442 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Weight Is significantly heavier
Size Is significantly larger
Pentax K100D

Pentax K100D

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Weather sealed It's body is not weather sealed
Startup delay Has much more startup delay
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$1,999 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Weather sealed It's body is not weather sealed
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$525 - $560 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Size Is slightly larger
Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 - $516 body only

$427 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$765 - $1,067 body only

$947 - $1,235 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Pentax K100D Super Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K10D Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$1,364 body only

$545 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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