Pentax K20D with Pentax K10D Comparison

Pentax K20D and Pentax K10D Main Features

  • June, 2008
  • December, 2006
  • 15 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 10 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 142 x 101 x 70 mm, 800g.
  • 142 x 101 x 70 mm, 793g.
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Pentax K20D Scores


Imaging score
51
Features score
53
Value for money score
72
Portability score
72
Overall score
57

Pentax K10D Scores


Imaging score
49
Features score
44
Value for money score
67
Portability score
72
Overall score
51

Pentax K10D with Pentax K20D Overview


Let's compare K20D with K10D. Both cameras produced Pentax. These models are included in the Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Pentax K20D was released in 2008, and Pentax K10D in 2006. K20D is newer, which is a plus. K10D 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of K20D is greater than that of K10D. The difference of 5 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 2-inch fixed screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Pentax K20D has 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Pentax K20D has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General K20D K10D
Brand Pentax Pentax
Model K20D K10D
Announced June, 2008 December, 2006
Body Type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2 Pentax KAF2
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 1.5
Number of Lenses 150 150
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2" 2"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 210k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.64 0.64
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 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.00 no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain, wireless Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Auto Red Eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 23.4 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 365.0 mm² 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 15 MP 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 4672 x 3104 3872 x 2592
Max Native ISO 3200 1600
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model D-LI50
Physical
Weight 800 g 793 g
Physical Dimensions 142 x 101 x 70 mm 142 x 101 x 70 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/MMC/SDHC card SD/MMC/SDHC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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