Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 650D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 650D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 650D 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 650D

  • Introduced in June 2012
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 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 99.8 x 78.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.1")
  • 580g (18.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 650D

KP vs EOS 650D 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 650D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 650D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 650D 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 650D (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 650D

Better choice: Pentax KP

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 650D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice


EOS 650D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3018.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)75
Auto Focus points (4)279
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 12800 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 650D


EOS 650D

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

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 650D are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the EOS 650D is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 10 points for the EOS 650D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


EOS 650D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar weight643g580g
Similar size1009cm³1047cm³
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 650D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 650D

KP und EOS 650D, front viewKP und EOS 650D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 650D, view from aboveKP und EOS 650D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 650D


We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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