Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 800D (Rebel T7i) Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 800D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i 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 800D

  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 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
  • 131 x 100 x 76.2mm³ (5.2" x 3.9" x 3.0")
  • 532g (17.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 800D

KP vs EOS 800D 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 800D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 800D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 800D has an optical viewfinder with a penta mirror. It's magnification is 0.52x 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 800D (0.52x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 800D

Better choice: Pentax KP

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 800D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice

KP

EOS 800D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3024.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)76
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 larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the optical image stabilizer.

The KP scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i

KP

EOS 800D

Auto Focus points (4)2745
Larger lens selection (3)40220
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)420600
Weighs less (2)643g
(20.7 oz.)
532g
(17.2 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 800D are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger selection of lenses and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the KP.

Yields 16 points for the EOS 800D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

KP

EOS 800D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar size1009cm³998cm³
WiFi
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 800D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 800D

KP und EOS 800D, front viewKP und EOS 800D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 800D, view from aboveKP und EOS 800D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i

20
16

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS 800D.

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