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Pentax KP vs Sony A58 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for A58
KP vs A58 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 A58: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
A58 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.
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: Pentax KP
Pentax KP VS Sony A58 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||20.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||15|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||0.46|
|External microphone (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Pentax are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the A58: 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 Sony A58
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||8|
|Larger lens selection (3)||40||45|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||700|
|Weighs less (2)||643g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A58 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the KP: the lower weight than the KP.
Yields 12 points for the A58.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Sony A58 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and A58
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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