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Pentax KP vs Sony A99 II Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for A99 II
KP vs A99 II 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:Advantage: Sony A99 II
KP vs A99 II: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
A99 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.
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.
A99 II (0.78x)
Better choice: Sony A99 II
Pentax KP VS Sony A99 II Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||643g|
|More portable (2)||1009cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the larger sensitivity and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the A99 II and the more compact size.
The KP scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony A99 II
|Larger sensor (5)||APS-C||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||42.40|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||399|
|Larger lens selection (3)||40||45|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.23|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||490|
Conclusion: Advantages of the A99 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony 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 the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 28 points for the A99 II.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Pentax KP VS Sony A99 II Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and A99 II
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony A99 II
We recommend Sony A99 II as better choice.
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