This Nikon D7500 vs Pentax KP comparison shows what separates these DSLRs with a view of featured categories.
The Nikon D7500 borrows quite a bit of the tech from Nikon’s top-of-the-range DX-format DSLR, the D500. The DSLR offers a 20.9-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. The biggest advantage of the camera is the bigger buffer and a better AF system.
The Pentax KP comes with a high-sensitivity 24.3-megapixel sensor. The CMOS sensor of the camera provides a top ISO of 819,200.
Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Nikon D7500 vs Pentax KP. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list?
Specifications comparison of the Nikon D7500 vs Pentax KP Cameras
If you’re trying to decide which one to buy as your first camera, here are the differences of Nikon D7500 vs Pentax KP cameras. you can see some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Features||Nikon D7500||Pentax KP|
|Sensor Type||APS-C CMOS||APS-C CMOS|
|Image Resolution||5568 x 3712||6016 x 4000|
|Body Image Stabilization||Yes (Movie only)||Yes|
|ISO||100 –51,200||100 – 819,200|
|Expanded ISO||50 – 1,638,400||None|
|AF Points||51 points 15 cross type||27 points (25 cross type)|
|LCD||3.2″ – Articulated||3.0″ – Articulating|
|LCD Resolution||921,600 dots||921,600 dots|
|Top LCD Display||Yes||No|
|Video Resolution||3840×2160 (30/25/24p)||1920×1080 (60i/50i/30/25/24p)|
|Dual Card Slots||No||No|
|SD UHS Support||UHS-I||UHS-I|
|Fastest Shutter Speed||1/8000 – 30sec||1/24000 – 30sec|
|JPEG Buffer Size||100||28|
|RAW Buffer Size||50||8|
|Max Flash Sync Speed||1/250||1/180|
|USB Type||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||950 shots||390 shots|
|Battery Included||Yes (EN-EL15a)||Yes (D-LI109)|
|Weight||22.58 oz (640g)||24.7 oz (699g)|
|Size||5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in.
(136 x 104 x 73 mm)
|5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in.
(132 x 101 x 76 mm)
Although the Pentax KP is cheaper than the Nikon D7500 by $150 USD, the D7500 is closing the price gap in terms of advanced features it offers. Main advantages of the Nikon D7500 vs Pentax KP are the bigger buffer with the improved AF system, 4K video recording and better battery life for a mid-range DSLR.
Although both cameras offer excellent features, we find it would be a wise move if the new users prefer the Nikon D7500.