Pentax KP vs Sony A68 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

KP vs A68 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Pentax KP vs Sony A68 Specs


  • 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


  • Introduced in November 2015
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount A Mount
  • No WiFi
  • 142.6 x 104.2 x 80.9mm³ (5.6" x 4.1" x 3.2")
  • 675g (21.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for A68

KP vs A68 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 A68 sensor comparison

KP vs A68: Viewfinder

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

A68 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.

KP (0.59x)

A68 (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the KPSimulated viewfinder of the A68

Better choice: Pentax KP

Pentax KP VS Sony A68 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Pentax KP a better choice



Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.3024.10
Better sensibility (4)100 - 819200 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
More portable (2)1009cm³
WiFi (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The KP scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony A68



Higher speed (4, frames/second)78
Auto Focus points (4)2779
Larger lens selection (3)4045
Longer battery life (3, photos)420580

Conclusion: Advantages of the A68 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 14 points for the A68.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar weight643g675g
Pentax KP VS Sony A68 Dimensions

Look at front view of the KP and A68

KP und A68, front viewKP und A68, front view

Top view of cameras

KP und A68, view from aboveKP und A68, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Pentax KP

Sony A68


We advise to choose the newest model: Pentax KP.

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