Pentax KP vs Pentax K-70 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs K-70 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Pentax K-70 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

K-70

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125.5 x 93 x 74mm³ (4.9" x 3.7" x 2.9")
  • 688g (22.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for K-70

KP vs K-70 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 K-70 sensor comparison

KP vs K-70: Viewfinder

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

The K-70 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)

K-70 (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the K-70

Better choice: Draw

Pentax KP VS Pentax K-70 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice

KP

K-70

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3024.24
Higher speed (4, frames/second)76
Auto Focus points (4)2711
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 102400 ISO

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 KP scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-70

KP

K-70

Longer battery life (3, photos)420480
More portable (2)1009cm³
(64 cu.in.)
864cm³
(54 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the K-70 are that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 5 points for the K-70.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

KP

K-70

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection4040
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar weight643g688g
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Pentax KP VS Pentax K-70 Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and K-70

KP und K-70, front viewKP und K-70, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und K-70, view from aboveKP und K-70, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Pentax K-70

17
5

We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.

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