Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Pentax KP Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the KP is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs KP - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Pentax KP Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D

KP

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 819200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131.5 x 101 x 76mm³ (5.2" x 4.0" x 3.0")
  • 643g (20.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for KP

EOS 1300D vs KP Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an KP sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs KP: Viewfinder

The EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The KP has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

KP (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the KP

Better choice: Pentax KP

Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax KP Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D

KP

Larger lens selection (3)22040
Longer battery life (3, photos)500420
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
643g
(20.7 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the KP.

The EOS 1300D scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Pentax KP

EOS 1300D

KP

Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0024.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)37
Auto Focus points (4)927
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 819200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Pentax are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 31 points for the KP.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D

KP

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size1014cm³1009cm³
WiFi
Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax KP Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and KP

EOS 1300D und KP, front viewEOS 1300D und KP, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und KP, view from aboveEOS 1300D und KP, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Pentax KP

8
31

We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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