Pentax K-30
Pentax K-30
Top 33%1,641 points
Top 33%
Top specs and features

Pentax K-30: 60 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.5MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.7 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
11
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1129ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
410shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
79
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

9. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

10. weight

590g
HTC Re: 65.5g

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Pentax K-30
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/5988s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
13Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Pentax K-30
31% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-30
26% have it

18. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Pentax K-30
72% have it

20. width

130mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

21. battery power

1050mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

22. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Pentax K-30
26% have it

23. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

24. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Pentax K-30
15% have it

25. volume

895.31cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

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