Pentax K200D Review

Overall Score

51

Main Features

  • 10 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 134 x 95 x 74 mm, 690g.
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  • Replaced: K100D Super

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Pentax K200D Overview


First introduced in September, 2008, Pentax K200D is a 10 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CCD sensor. Pentax replaced the older Pentax K100D Super with K200D. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Pentax K200D with Pentax K100D Super


Pentax K200D comes with a 23.5 x 15.7 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.26 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Pentax K200D

Sensor resolution of Pentax K200D ~ 3872 x 2581 pixels.

Pentax K200D has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 369.0 mm².

There are approximate 9,993,632 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Pentax K200D


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Pentax K200D with competitors in entry-level dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
11 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Optical Viewfinder
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Weight: 690g
Type Scores

Pentax K200D has an Overall Score of 51/100 and ranked #139 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #493 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Pentax K200D Scores
Imaging score
49
Features score
44
Value for money score
66
Portability score
76
Overall score
51
Average Scores in Entry-Level DSLR
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
75
Portability Score
79
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Pentax K200D


Pentax K200D weighs 690g and has external dimensions of 134 x 95 x 74mm (5.28 x 3.74 x 2.91"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level DSLR cameras is 538g, Pentax K200D is 152 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Pentax K200D
690g
Average weight
538g
Min weight
365g
Max weight
690g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level DSLR Cameras


Pentax K200D
74mm
Average Thickness
73mm
Min Thickness
53mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Pentax K200D with the dimensions:

Pentax K200D

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight K200D Dimensions K200D
Pentax K10D Pentax K10D 793 g 690 g 142 x 101 x 70 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K100D Super Pentax K100D Super 646 g 690 g 129 x 91 x 71 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K-x Pentax K-x 580 g 690 g 123 x 92 x 68 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K20D Pentax K20D 800 g 690 g 142 x 101 x 70 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K-50 Pentax K-50 650 g 690 g 130 x 97 x 71 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K-70 Pentax K-70 688 g 690 g 126 x 93 x 74 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K-S2 Pentax K-S2 678 g 690 g 91 x 123 x 73 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Pentax K-5 Pentax K-5 740 g 690 g 131 x 97 x 73 mm 134 x 95 x 74 mm

Specifications of Pentax K200D


General
Brand Pentax
Model K200D
Announced September, 2008
Body Type Compact SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 150
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 96%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.57
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.00
Flash Modes Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3872 x 2592
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 690 g
Physical Dimensions 134 x 95 x 74 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/MMC/SDHC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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