Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 7D Mark II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • No WiFi
  • 148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm³ (5.9" x 4.4" x 3.1")
  • 910g (29.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 7D Mark II

KP vs EOS 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 7D Mark II: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 7D Mark II features an optical viewfinder with a penta prism that also covers 100% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.60x.

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 7D Mark II (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 7D Mark II

Better choice: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice

KP

EOS 7D Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3020.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)643g
(20.7 oz.)
910g
(29.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1009cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1306cm³
(82 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the articulated display, the lower weight than the EOS 7D Mark II and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The KP scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 7D Mark II

KP

EOS 7D Mark II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)2765
Larger lens selection (3)40220
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Longer battery life (3, photos)420670
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 7D Mark II are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 18 points for the EOS 7D Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

KP

EOS 7D Mark II

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Environmental sealing
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 7D Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 7D Mark II

KP und EOS 7D Mark II, front viewKP und EOS 7D Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 7D Mark II, view from aboveKP und EOS 7D Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

20
18

We advise to choose the newest model: Pentax KP.

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