Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Pentax KP vs Sony A57 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for A57
KP vs A57 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 A57: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
A57 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.65x.
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: Sony A57
Pentax KP VS Sony A57 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||16.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||15|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the connector for an external microphone, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The KP scores 17 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony A57
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Larger lens selection (3)||40||45|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||550|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A57 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 10 points for the A57.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||0.92||0.92|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Sony A57 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and A57
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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