Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 200D (Rebel SL2) Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 200D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 Specs

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 200D

  • Introduced in June 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122 x 93 x 70mm³ (4.8" x 3.7" x 2.8")
  • 455g (14.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 200D

KP vs EOS 200D 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: KP an EOS 200D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 200D: Viewfinder

KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.

The EOS 200D has an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror. It's magnification is 0.54x covering 95% 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.

KP (0.59x)

EOS 200D (0.54x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 200D

Better choice: Pentax KP

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 200D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice

KP

EOS 200D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3024.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)74
Auto Focus points (4)279
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta prismPenta mirror
Image stabilizer (3)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Pentax are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the optical image stabilizer.

The KP scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2

KP

EOS 200D

Larger lens selection (3)40220
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)420650
Weighs less (2)643g
(20.7 oz.)
455g
(14.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1009cm³
(64 cu.in.)
794cm³
(50 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 200D are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS 200D is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the KP and the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the EOS 200D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

KP

EOS 200D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
WiFi
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 200D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 200D

KP und EOS 200D, front viewKP und EOS 200D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 200D, view from aboveKP und EOS 200D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2

24
14

We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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