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Pentax KP vs Nikon D7100 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for D7100
KP vs D7100 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:
KP vs D7100: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
The D7100 features an optical viewfinder with a penta prism that also covers 100% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.62x.
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.
Better choice: Nikon D7100
Pentax KP VS Nikon D7100 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||24.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||6|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||643g|
|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 optical image stabilizer, the articulated display and the lower weight than the D7100. Another advantage over the D7100: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The KP scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon D7100
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||51|
|Larger lens selection (3)||40||200|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.23|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||950|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D7100 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 that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 12 points for the D7100.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Nikon D7100 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and D7100
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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