Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 80D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs EOS 80D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Canon EOS 80D 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 80D

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 139.0 x 105.2 x 78.5mm³ (5.5" x 4.1" x 3.1")
  • 730g (23.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 80D

KP vs EOS 80D 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 80D sensor comparison

KP vs EOS 80D: Viewfinder

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

The EOS 80D features an optical viewfinder with a penta prism that also covers 100% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.59x.

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 80D (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the EOS 80D

Better choice: Draw

Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 80D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice

KP

EOS 80D

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3024.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)643g
(20.7 oz.)
730g
(23.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1009cm³
(64 cu.in.)
1148cm³
(72 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS 80D and the more compact size.

The KP scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS 80D

KP

EOS 80D

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)420960

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 80D 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 and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 14 points for the EOS 80D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

KP

EOS 80D

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Speed (frames/second)77
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Pentax KP VS Canon EOS 80D Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and EOS 80D

KP und EOS 80D, front viewKP und EOS 80D, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und EOS 80D, view from aboveKP und EOS 80D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Canon EOS 80D

16
14

We advise to choose the newest model: Pentax KP.

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