Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 60D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 60D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 60D 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


  • Introduced in September 2010
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm³ (5.7" x 4.2" x 3.1")
  • 755g (24.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 60D

KP vs EOS 60D 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 60D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 60D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 60D has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 96% 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 60D (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 60D

Better choice: Draw

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 60D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)75
Auto Focus points (4)279
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)643g
(20.7 oz.)
(24.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1009cm³
WiFi (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 optical image stabilizer and the lower weight than the EOS 60D. Another advantage over the EOS 60D: the more compact size and 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 60D



Larger lens selection (3)40220
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Longer battery life (3, photos)420900

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 60D 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 60D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Environmental sealing
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 60D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 60D

KP und EOS 60D, front viewKP und EOS 60D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 60D, view from aboveKP und EOS 60D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 60D


We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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