Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 600D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 600D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 600D Specs


  • 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 600D

  • Introduced in February 2011
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7mm³ (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.1")
  • 580g (18.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 600D

KP vs EOS 600D 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 600D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 600D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 600D has an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror. It's magnification is 0.53x 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 600D (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 600D

Better choice: Pentax KP

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 600D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice


EOS 600D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)74
Auto Focus points (4)279
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta prismPenta mirror
Image stabilizer (3)
WiFi (2)
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. A nice touch is the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The KP scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 600D


EOS 600D

Larger lens selection (3)40220
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Longer battery life (3, photos)420440

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 600D are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 8 points for the EOS 600D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


EOS 600D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar weight643g580g
Similar size1009cm³1056cm³
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 600D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 600D

KP und EOS 600D, front viewKP und EOS 600D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 600D, view from aboveKP und EOS 600D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 600D


We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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