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Pentax K-30 Alternatives

The K-30 stands at #46 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras. Here is a brief recap of the K-30.

16MP APS-C 650 grams ISO 12,800
Pentax K-30 front thumbnailportrait74street68sports67travel60landscape73vlogging30
Portability
63
Imaging
58
Features
66
Overall
61
built-in flash
change lenses (Pentax KAF2 mount)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
bad battery life (410 shots)
doesn't have HDMI port
doesn't have headphone port
doesn't have microphone port

Here are several alternatives to the Pentax K-30 sorted by their overall rank. You are able to browse a thorough review of each camera or a comparison to the Pentax K-30 by clicking the urls under each camera card. You can press on the symbol to look at a visual comparison or click here to view all of them alongside each other.

#1 Sony A99 II
42MP Full frame 849 grams ISO 25,600
Sony Alpha A99 II front thumbnailportrait86street76sports82travel70landscape82vlogging78
Portability
57
Imaging
77
Features
92
Overall
83
change lenses (Sony/Minolta Alpha mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
bad battery life (490 shots)
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#2 Nikon D780
25MP Full frame 840 grams ISO 51,200
Nikon D780 front thumbnailportrait86street71sports82travel71landscape81vlogging32
Portability
57
Imaging
77
Features
89
Overall
81
change lenses (Nikon F mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
lack of image stabilization
screen isn't selfie friendly
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#3 Canon 6D MII
26MP Full frame 765 grams ISO 40,000
Canon EOS 6D Mark II front thumbnailportrait85street77sports87travel78landscape85vlogging78
Portability
59
Imaging
75
Features
92
Overall
81
change lenses (Canon EF mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with microphone port
delivers RAW files
doesn't have headphone port
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#4 Canon 90D
33MP APS-C 701 grams ISO 25,600
Canon EOS 90D front thumbnailportrait83street72sports80travel78landscape80vlogging71
Portability
60
Imaging
73
Features
93
Overall
81
built-in flash
change lenses (Canon EF/EF-S mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
lack of image stabilization
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#5 Nikon D850
46MP Full frame 1015 grams ISO 25,600
Nikon D850 front thumbnailportrait86street66sports82travel65landscape82vlogging30
Portability
54
Imaging
78
Features
87
Overall
81
change lenses (Nikon F mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
lack of image stabilization
more heavy than competition (1,015g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
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#6 Pentax K-1 II
36MP Full frame 1010 grams ISO 819,200
Pentax K-1 Mark II front thumbnailportrait86street70sports77travel53landscape82vlogging32
Portability
55
Imaging
78
Features
82
Overall
79
change lenses (Pentax KAF4 mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
bad battery life (670 shots)
more heavy than competition (1,010g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow frames per second (4.4 fps)
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#7 Canon 5D MIV
30MP Full frame 890 grams ISO 25,600
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV front thumbnailportrait85street65sports80travel67landscape80vlogging31
Portability
55
Imaging
76
Features
85
Overall
79
change lenses (Canon EF mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
lack of image stabilization
no articulating screen
screen isn't selfie friendly
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#8 Pentax K-1
36MP Full frame 1010 grams ISO 204,800
Pentax K-1 front thumbnailportrait85street70sports76travel53landscape81vlogging31
Portability
55
Imaging
76
Features
82
Overall
78
change lenses (Pentax KAF2 mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
bad battery life (760 shots)
more heavy than competition (1,010g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow frames per second (4.4 fps)
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#9 Pentax K-3 III
26MP APS-C 820 grams ISO 1,600,000
Pentax K-3 Mark III front thumbnailportrait83street71sports79travel64landscape80vlogging35
Portability
58
Imaging
72
Features
86
Overall
77
change lenses (Pentax KAF2 mount)
comes with HDMI port
comes with headphone port
comes with microphone port
bad battery life (800 shots)
no articulating screen
screen isn't selfie friendly
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