Pentax K200D summary
Pentax K200D is Pentax's Entry-Level DSLR digital camera originally introduced on September of 2008. It houses a 10 MegaPixel, CCD APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 3872 x 2592.
The K200D stands at #61 out of 79 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras and over-all #463 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. You should check our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your custom requirements.
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Pentax K200D history
The Pentax K200D is part of a family of products. You can view the complete range underneath.
Pentax K200D Gallery
You can see the K200D from various angles in the gallery below.
Pentax K200D Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of positives and negatives of the Pentax K200D based on features which are generally considered important in a digital camera.
Pentax K200D Sensor specifications
The spec of the sensor in the Pentax K200D is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 3872 x 2592 pixels . The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor based). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can easily produce cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor boasts 10 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. RAW format is saved therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the K200D's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The K200D sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Pentax K200D dimensions
Pentax K200D weighs in at 1.52 lb (690 grams or 24.34 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 134mm x 95mm x 74mm (5.3" x 3.7" x 2.9"). The weight of typical Entry-Level DSLR camera is 538 grams so the Pentax K200D is more heavy when compared with various rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a image of the Pentax K200D alongside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will highlight the button design on the K200D.
Pentax K200D Lens specifications
The K200D works with the Pentax KAF2 mount and has 17 lenses that you can buy. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the K200D.
Pentax K200D Connectivity
The K200D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can send images and at times adjust settings without connecting directly to the camera.
Certain applications even give a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external display. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Pentax K200D Video specifications
Pentax K200D doesn't take video. In case you are shopping for a digital camera to take only images, this might not be a concern.
Pentax K200D Weather Sealing
Pentax K200D features weather proofing making it a fantastic choice to use for tricky environments. This is particularly beneficial whenever you are uncertain about the elements you might face for outdoor photography.
Pentax K200D Screen and Viewfinder
The Pentax K200D is equipped with a 2.7" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 230k dots.
Please note that the display offers no touch support. The K200D also comes with a Top screen so it’s possible to instantly see your settings.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder details regarding Pentax K200D are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- ViewFinder Coverage 96 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.57x
Viewfinders can be really beneficial for sunny outdoor situations which can easily make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.
Pentax K200D Shutter specifications
Pentax K200D has the ability to shoot continuously at 3.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Pentax K200D Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Pentax K200D includes both built in flash plus external flash support. The highest flash sync is 1/180 seconds.
Pentax K200D Autofocus specifications
Pentax K200D includes both Phase Detect AF along with Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker and exact when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
The Sensor supports 11 focus points to choose from. Pentax K200D boasts manual focus if needed for low light occasions or you need more precise control on focus.
Pentax K200D Battery life
The usual Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 592. Pentax K-x comes with the maximum (1900) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Below is a number of Entry-Level DSLR cameras having the best battery life:
Pentax K200D for specific styles of photography
The following graph presents a summary of the Pentax K200D for specific styles of photography. To check out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Pentax K200D Portrait photography details
The Pentax K200D gets a points tally of 55 which is average, meaning that it is reasonably appropriate to use for portraits. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos in addition to the option to work with external flash.
Pentax K200D Street photography factors
Getting a above average rating of 61, the Pentax K200D is a good fit to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Pentax K200D Sports photography info
A average sports photography score of 54 suggests the Pentax K200D is relatively appropriate for photographing sports. A camera needs to have great tracking plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Pentax K200D
Size is pretty important when buying a camera for travel. In general, the Pentax K200D gets a moderate 48 as a travel camera which is relatively acceptable to take with you on your travels.
Pentax K200D as a Landscape photography camera
If you find yourself looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photography, the biggest factor is going to be image quality. The Pentax K200D with it's moderate rating of 56 as a landscape camera is somewhat suited in the current marketplace.
Pentax K200D Vlogging details
A vlogging camera should offer a moving display, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Pentax K200D is not really suitable for vlogging as it gets a awful rating of 9.
Pentax K200D Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the K200D, below is a range of the highest rated cameras which fall in to the family of Entry-Level DSLR.
The diagram listed below provides you a bird's eye view of the K200D versus it's top rated rivals mentioned previously.
These are some more cameras you might view as alternatives. To review a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.