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Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60

Portability
67
Imaging
45
Features
30
Overall
39
Pentax K110D front
 
Pentax Optio W60 front
Portability
94
Imaging
34
Features
21
Overall
28

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Key Specs

Pentax K110D
(Full Review)
  • 6MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 3200
  • No Video
  • Pentax KAF Mount
  • 585g - 129 x 93 x 70mm
  • Revealed May 2006
Pentax W60
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 50 - 6400
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.5-5.5) lens
  • 165g - 98 x 56 x 25mm
  • Revealed July 2009
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Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Overview

Its time to look a little more closely at the Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60, former is a Entry-Level DSLR while the other is a Small Sensor Compact and they are both designed by Pentax. There exists a noticeable gap between the image resolutions of the K110D (6MP) and W60 (10MP) and the K110D (APS-C) and W60 (1/2.3") come with different sensor size.

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The K110D was revealed 4 years earlier than the W60 which is quite a sizable difference as far as technology is concerned. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Pentax K110D being a Compact SLR camera and the Pentax W60 being a Compact camera.

Before delving through a in-depth comparison, below is a quick summation of how the K110D scores vs the W60 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Pentax K110D over the Pentax W60

 K110D W60 

Reasons to pick Pentax W60 over the Pentax K110D

 W60 K110D 
RevealedJuly 2009May 2006Newer by 37 months
Display resolution230k210kCrisper display (+20k dot)

Common features in the Pentax K110D and Pentax W60

 K110D W60 
Manually focus More accurate focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display dimension2.5"2.5"Identical display size
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch display Absent Touch display

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to travel with your camera, you are going to need to take into account its weight and proportions. The Pentax K110D offers outside measurements of 129mm x 93mm x 70mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 2.8") along with a weight of 585 grams (1.29 lbs) and the Pentax W60 has measurements of 98mm x 56mm x 25mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") and a weight of 165 grams (0.36 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you are working with at that time. Underneath is the front view size comparison of the K110D compared to the W60.

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the K110D and W60 is 67 and 94 respectively.

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 top view buttons comparison

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, its difficult to picture the difference between sensor dimensions merely by reading specifications. The pic below will help provide you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the K110D and W60.

To sum up, both of these cameras posses different megapixel count and different sensor dimensions. The K110D having a larger sensor is going to make achieving bokeh easier and the Pentax W60 will deliver more detail because of its extra 4MP. Greater resolution will help you crop images somewhat more aggressively. The more aged K110D is going to be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor tech.

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 sensor size comparison

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Screen and ViewFinder

Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Pentax K110D Portrait photography details
Pentax W60 Portrait photography details
51
has manual focus
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
does not have liveview
low resolution sensor (6MP)
27
manual focus
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
MP count low (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Pentax K110D Street photography info
Pentax W60 Street photography info
56
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
screen is fixed
no image stabilization
54
weather sealing
screen is fixed
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Pentax K110D
Sports photography with Pentax W60
39
decent sensor size (APS-C)
sensor has phase detect autofocus
does not have liveview
continuous shooting slow (3.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
low resolution sensor (6 megapixels)
24
weather sealing
max fps low (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
MP count low (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Pentax K110D as a Travel photography camera
Pentax W60 as a Travel photography camera
45
has built in flash
missing Time Lapse function
low resolution sensor (6MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
64
weather sealing
flash built-in
reasonably wide (28mm)
MP count low (10MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Pentax K110D Landscape photography details
Pentax W60 Landscape photography details
46
has manual focus
change lenses (Pentax KAF mount)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
small screen (2.5")
does not have liveview
no image stabilization
low resolution sensor (6MP)
missing Time Lapse function
36
manual focus
reasonably wide (28mm)
weather sealing
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
tiny screen (2.5 inches)
manual exposure not possible
lack of image stabilization
MP count low (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Vlogging Comparison

Pentax K110D Vlogging features
Pentax W60 Vlogging features
9
can't shoot video
25
reasonably wide (28mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing mic jack
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Pentax K110D vs Pentax W60 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Pentax K110D and Pentax W60
 Pentax K110DPentax Optio W60
General Information
Brand Name Pentax Pentax
Model type Pentax K110D Pentax Optio W60
Type Entry-Level DSLR Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2006-05-22 2009-07-01
Body design Compact SLR Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size APS-C 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 23.5 x 15.7mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 369.0mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 6MP 10MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 4:3 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 3008 x 2008 3648 x 2736
Maximum native ISO 3200 6400
Lowest native ISO 200 50
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 11 9
Lens
Lens support Pentax KAF fixed lens
Lens zoom range - 28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture - f/3.5-5.5
Macro focusing distance - 1cm
Total lenses 151 -
Crop factor 1.5 5.9
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.5 inch 2.5 inch
Screen resolution 210k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) None
Viewfinder coverage 96 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.57x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 4 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1500 secs
Continuous shutter speed 3.0 frames per second 1.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance - 3.90 m (Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction Auto, On, Off, Soft, Red-eye reduction
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/180 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions - 1280 x 720, 15fps, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 30/15 fps
Maximum video resolution None 1280x720
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 585 gr (1.29 lb) 165 gr (0.36 lb)
Dimensions 129 x 93 x 70mm (5.1" x 3.7" x 2.8") 98 x 56 x 25mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID 4 x AA D-LI78
Self timer Yes (2 or 12 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/MMC card SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots 1 1
Launch pricing $1,000 $300