K10D vs Competing Models

Pentax K10D vs other manufacturer's SLRs
Manufacturer
Pentax
Canon
Canon
Nikon
Nikon
Olympus
Sony
Model
K10D
EOS 400D
Digital Rebel XTi
EOS 30D
D80
D200
EVOLT E-500
Alpha A100
Imaging
System
Sensor Manufacturer Sony Canon Canon Sony Sony Kodak Sony
Sensor Type CCD CMOS CMOS CCD CCD CCD CCD
Color Filter Array RGB RGB RGB RGB RGB RGB RGB
Total Megapixels
10.75
10.5
8.25
10.75
10.92
8.9
10.8
Effective Megapixels 10.2 10.1 8.5 10.2 10.2 8.15 10.2
Effective Sensor Size (mm)
23.5 x 15.7
22.2 x 14.8
22.5 x 15.0
23.6 x 15.8
23.6 x 15.8
17.3 x 13.0
23.6 x 15.8
Focal Length Multiplier (approx.)
1.5x
1.6x
1.6x
1.5x
1.5x
2.0x
1.5x
Image Processor
PRIME
DIGIC II
DIGIC II
Not stated
Not stated
TruePic TURBO
Bionz
Viewfinder
Type
Eye-level
pentaprism
Eye-level pentamirror
Eye-level pentaprism
Eye-level pentaprism
Eye-level pentaprism
Eye-level
 pentamirror
Eye-level with roof mirror-type pentaprism
Coverage
95%
95%
95%
95%
95%
95%
95%
Magnification (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity)
0.95x
0.8x
0.9x
0.94x
0.94x
0.9x
0.83x
Eyepoint (mm)
?
21
20
19.5
19.5
10
20 from eyepiece,
16 from eyepiece frame at -1 diopter
Dioptric Adjustment Range (diopters)
-2.5 to +1.5
-3.0 to +1.0
-3.0 to +1.0
-2.0 to +1.0
-2.0 to +1.0
-3.0 to +1.0
-2.5 to +1
Focusing Screen
Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen
Fixed, precision matte screen
Fixed, precision matte screen
Type-B BriteView clear matte screen Mark II, with on-demand grid lines
Type-B BriteView clear matte screen Mark II, with on-demand grid lines
Fixed (Matte with AF/Metering marks)
Spherical Acute Matte
Viewfinder
Info Display
AF frames, spot metering area, anti-shake indicator, flash status, shutter speed, aperture, focus indicator, manual focus indicator, EV bar, EVcompensation indicator, flash exposure compensation indicator, AE lock, ISO warning, available images, ISO sensitivity, EV compensation value.
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level, bulb), Flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, FEB shooting, flash exposure compensation, insufficient flash warning during FE lock), White balance correction, Maximum burst, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, No CF card warning
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure (shutter speed, aperture value, manual exposure, AE lock, exposure compensation amount, AEB level, partial metering area), flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation amount), warnings (exposure warning, improper FE lock warning, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, no CF card warning, busy), maximum burst for continuous shooting, shots remaining, ISO sensitivity
Focus area brackets/spot metering areas, center-weighted metering area, on-demand framing grid, black and white mode warning, low battery warning, no memory card warning, focus confirmation, FV lock indicator, AE lock indicator, Auto ISO indicator, shutter speed, aperture value, electronic analog exposure display, battery status, flash compensation indicator, exposure compensation indicator, WB/exposure bracketing indicator, number of remaining exposures/buffer space/exposure compensation value/flash compensation value/PC mode indicator, flash-ready indicator
Focus area brackets/spot metering areas, center-weighted metering area, on-demand framing grid, black and white mode warning, battery status, no memory card warning, focus confirmation, metering mode, FV lock indicator, AE lock indicator, flash sync indicator, shutter speed, aperture stop indicator, aperture value, exposure mode, electronic analog exposure display, flash compensation indicator, exposure compensation indicator, Auto ISO indicator, ISO sensitivity value, number of exposures remaining/buffer space/preset WB recording indicator/exposure compensation value/flash compensation value/PC mode indicator, flash-ready indicator
AF frames, shutter speed, aperture value, AF confirmation mark, flash, white balance, AE lock, number of storable still pictures, exposure compensation value indication, metering mode, battery status, exposure mode, record mode
AF frames, spot metering area, shutter speed, aperture value, EV scale, AE lock, focus indication, flash ready status, flash compensation, wireless flash mode, high-speed sync mode, frames remaining, camera-shake warning, Super SteadyShot scale
Depth of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview position on power dial.
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Recording
System
Recording Media / Quantity / Slot Type
Secure Digital card
 (SDHC compatible)
Type I or II CF card / Microdrive
Type I or II CF card / Microdrive
Secure Digital card
 (SDHC compatible)
Type I or II CF card / Microdrive
Type I or II CF card / Microdrive, xD-Picture Card
Type I or II CF card / Microdrive; Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro  (with adapter for CF slot)
Compatible File System
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
FAT 16 / FAT 32
Recording Formats
RAW (PEF or DNG), JPEG
RAW (CR2), JPEG
RAW (CR2), JPEG
RAW (NEF), JPEG
RAW (NEF), JPEG
RAW (ORF), JPEG, TIFF
RAW (ARW), JPEG
Maximum Resolution
3872 x 2592
3,888 x 2,592
3504 x 2336
3872 x 2592
3872 x 2592
3,264 x 2,448
3872 x 2592
Reduced Resolutions (JPEG only)
3008 x 2000; 1824 x 1216
2816 x 1880; 1936 x 1288
2544 x 1696; 1752 x 1168
2896 x 1944; 1936 x 1296
2896 x 1944; 1936 x 1296
3,200 x 2,400; 2,560 x 1,920; 1,600 x 1,200; 1,280 x 960; 1,024 x 768; 640 x 480
2896 x 1936,
1920 x 1280
RAW + JPEG Recording
Yes
Yes, large/fine JPEG only
Yes, selectable JPEG resolution / compression
Yes, selectable JPEG resolution / compression
Yes, selectable JPEG resolution / compression Yes
Yes, large/fine JPEG only
Color Space &
White Balance
User-Selectable Color Space
Yes
sRGB + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB (two variants) + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB (two variants) + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB + Adobe RGB
Yes
sRGB + Adobe RGB
Processing Parameters
(Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone) / # of Increments
7 options each for sharpness, saturation, and contrast.

Image Tone: Bright, Natural

8 options for sharpness, 9 options for contrast, saturation, and color tone.?

6 Picture styles (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome), plus 3 user defined
8 options for sharpness, 9 options for contrast, saturation, and color tone. 

6 Picture styles (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome), plus 3 user defined
7 options each for sharpness and contrast, 4 options for saturation. 7-step hue adjustment. Digital vari-programs preset various processing parameters as well. Second sRGB color space boosts saturation somewhat.
7 options for sharpening, 5 options for contrast, 4 options for saturation, 7-step hue adjustment. Second sRGB color space boosts saturation somewhat.
5 options each for sharpness, saturation, and contrast. Normal/Low/High-key Gradation adjustment
5 options each for sharpness, saturation, and contrast.
Dynamic Range Optimizer: off,  standard, advanced;
Colour Mode: Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Night View/Night Portrait, Black & White.
Preset WB settings
11 (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent W, Fluorescent N, Fluorescent D, Tungsten, Flash, Color Temperature (3 settings)).
6 (Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash)
6 (Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash)
6 (Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash)
6 (Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade)
9 (Auto, Custom, plus 7 Kelvin Temperature settings correlated with common light sources, such as incandescent, various types of fluorescent, etc.)
  8 (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom)
Manual Color Temperature Setting Range
2,000-12,000K in 20 mired or 100K steps
Not available
2,800 ~ 10,000K
2,500 ~ 10,000K in increments of roughly 10 mired
2,500 ~ 10,000K in increments of roughly 10 mired
3,000 ~ 7,000K
2,500 ~ 9,900K
with 19-step magenta/green compensation
WB Adjustment Range
±7 steps Blue to Amber and ±7 steps Magenta to Green, in 1-step increments
±9 steps in 1-step increments
5 mireds per step
±3 steps in 1-step increments
5 mireds per step
±3 steps in 1-step increments
10 mireds per step
±3 steps in 1-step increments
10 mireds per step
±7 steps in 1-step increments, 2 mireds per step
±3 steps (-2 to +4 in Fluorescent) in 1-step increments
10 mireds per step
Autofocus
System
Type
TTL phase detection by SAFOX VIII autofocus module
TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
(TTL secondary image registration, phase detection)
TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
(TTL secondary image registration, phase detection)
TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM1000 autofocus module
TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM1000 autofocus module
TTL phase detection
TTL phase detection
# of Focusing Points (Focusing Point Type)
11 points, (9 cross-type, 2 single-axis)
9 points (1 cross-type, 8 single-axis)
9 points (1 cross-type, 8 single-axis)
11 normal points or 1 wide point (1 cross-type, 2 horizontal-type, 8 vertical-type)
11 normal points or 7 wide points (1 cross-type, 2 horizontal-type, 8 vertical-type)
3 points (1 cross-type, 2 single-axis)
9 points, (1 cross-type, 8 single-axis)
Superimposed Focus Point Display Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
AF Working Range
EV -1 ~ 18 (ISO 100)
EV -0.5 ~ 18
EV -0.5 ~ 18
EV -1 ~ 19 (ISO 100)
EV -1 ~ 19 (ISO 100)
EV 0 ~ 19 (ISO 100)
EV 0 ~ 18 (ISO 100)
AF-assist Beam
Yes, stroboscopic flash. Only available when flash is enabled.
Yes, stroboscopic flash (linked to all 9 AF points)
Yes, stroboscopic flash (Range: Approx. 4.0m / 13.1ft. at center, approx. 3.5m/11.5ft. off-center)
Bright incandescent lamp, (Range approx. 3.0m / 9.8 ft, depending on lens.) Not dependent on flash setting.
Bright incandescent lamp, (Range approx. 3.0 m / 9.8 ft, depending on lens.) Not dependent on flash setting.
With built-in flash unit, and on dedicated Olympus external flash units. Note: Only available when flash is enabled.
With built-in flash unit (must be raised), (Range approx. 5.0m / 16.4 ft, depending on lens.); and on dedicated Sony external flash units. 
One-shot AF
Available in
Single Shot AF mode
Enabled in Portrait, Landscape, Close-up (Macro), Night Portrait, and A-DEP modes.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual modes.
Enabled in Portrait, Landscape, Close-up (Macro), Night Portrait, and A-DEP modes.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual modes.
Available in
Single Shot AF mode
Available in
Single Shot AF mode
Locked by first position of Shutter Button / OK Button (Customizable)
Available in
Single Shot AF mode
AI Servo (Tracking) AF
Available in Continuous AF Mode
Enabled in Sports mode.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual modes.
Enabled in Sports mode.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Manual modes.
Available in Continuous AF Mode (D80 adds AF-A mode, for auto selection of one-shot or tracking AF, compared to D70/D70s/D200).
Available in Continuous AF Mode
Available in Continuous AF Mode
Available in Continuous AF Mode
AI Focus AF
Predictive focus control (with moving subjects in Continuous AF modes)
Enabled in Full Auto and Flash Off modes.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, and Manual modes.
Enabled in Full Auto and Flash Off modes.
Selectable in Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, and Manual modes.
 Closest-subject focus priority available in all modes; Predictive AF for moving subjects in AF-C mode
Single area, Dynamic area, Group Dynamic area, Dynamic area with closest subject priority.
Predictive AF for moving subjects
Predictive focus control (with moving subjects in Automatic AF and Continuous AF modes)
Exposure
Control
Shooting Modes
10 - Auto, User, Program, Shutter Priority, Sensitivity Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash
12 - Program AE (Full Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of-field AE, Manual exposure, ETTL-II autoflash
12 - Program AE (Full Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of-field AE, Manual exposure, ETTL-II autoflash
11 - Program (with shift), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual, Auto, Portrait, Landcape, Close up, Sports, Night Landscape, Night Portrait.
.
4 - Program, shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual mode.
7 - Auto, Program, Aperture-priority AE, Shutter-priority AE, Manual, Scene Program, Scene Select.

15 Scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene + Portrait, Fireworks, Sunset, Macro, Sports, High-Key, Low-Key, Documents, Beach & Snow, Candle, and Children)

6 - Auto, Program (with shift), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual, Scene Selection

6 Scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, and Night Portrait)
Metering Zones
16
35
35
420
1,005
49
40
Metering Modes
Multi-segment,
center-weighted,
spot
Evaluative (linked to any AF point), center weighted average,
9% partial
Evaluative (linked to any AF point), center weighted average,
9% partial,
3.5 degree spot
1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor.
2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 6, 8, or10 mm dia. circle in center of frame.
3) Spot: Meters 3.5 mm dia. circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area.
1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; metering performed by 1,005-segment RGB sensor.
2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 6, 8, 10, or 13mm dia. circle in center of frame.
3) Spot: Meters 3mm dia. circle (about 2.0% of frame) centered on active focus area (on center focus area when non-CPU lens is used).
Digital ESP (evaluative), center-weighted,
2% spot,
highlight spot,
shadow spot
Multi-segment,
center-weighted,
spot
Metering System Working Range
EV 0 ~ 21
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens)
EV 1 ~ 20
EV 1 ~ 20
1) EV 0 ~ 20
(3D Color Matrix or Center-weighted)

2) EV 2 ~ 20
(Spot metering)

(ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)
1) EV 0 ~ 20 (Matrix or center-weighted metering)
2) EV 2 ~ 20 (spot metering)
(ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens, 20°C/68°F)
1) EV 1 ~ 20
(Digital ESP and Center-weighted)

2) EV 3 ~ 17
(Spot metering)
 
(ISO 100, 50mm f/2
lens )
1) EV 1 ~ 20 (Multi-Segment and Center-weighted)

2) EV 4 ~ 20
 (Spot metering)

( ISO 100,  f/1.4 lens)
ISO Range / Extended
100 ~ 1600
100 ~ 1600
100 ~ 1600
100 ~ 1600 / 3200
100 ~ 1600 / 3200
100 ~ 400 / 1600
  80 / 100 ~ 1600
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3 EV in 1/2 EV increments or +/- 2 EV in 1/3 EV increments
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV increments
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV increments
+/- 5 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV increments
+/- 5EV in 1, 1/2 or 1/3EV increments
+/- 5 EV in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV increments
+/- 2 EV,
1/3 EV increments
Automatic Exposure Bracketing
3 or 5 shots, +/-2.0EV (in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
2 or 3 shots, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV steps
2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1EV
3 or 5 shots
in +/- 1, 2/3, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps
3 shots,
0.3 EV / 0.7 EV steps
Shutter Speeds,
Frame Rate, Shutter Lag
Shutter Type
Mechanical Focal Plane, electronically controlled
Mechanical, all speeds electronically controlled
Mechanical, all speeds electronically controlled
Mechanical Focal Plane, electronically controlled
Mechanical Focal Plane, electronically controlled
Mechanical Focal Plane, electronically controlled
Mechanical Focal Plane, electronically controlled
Shutter Speed Range
1/4000 ~ 30 sec.,
bulb
1/4000 ~ 30 sec. (1/2 or 1/3EV increments) and bulb
1/8000 ~ 30 sec. (1/2 or 1/3EV increments) and bulb
1/4000 ~ 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb
1/8000 ~ 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb
1/4000 ~ 60 sec., bulb
1/4000 ~ 30 sec.,
bulb
Maximum Frames Per Second / Buffer depth
3.1 fps /
>20 large/fine JPEG frames
3 fps / 8 large/fine JPEG frames
5 fps / 30 large/fine JPEG frames
3 fps / 9 large/fine
5 fps / 31 JPEG large/fine or 21 RAW frames
2.58 fps / 4 large/fine JPEG frames
2.38 fps / 19 large/fine JPEG frames
Shutter lag, full AF (sec.)
0.254
0.20
0.245
0.25
0.27
0.37 - 0.38
0.31
Shutter lag, prefocus (sec.)
0.107
0.105
0.068
0.083
0.057
0.095
0.116
Startup time (sec.)
~0.4
~0.4
~0.15
~0.2
~0.2
~3.0
~1.1
Flash
Built-in Flash / Guide Number at ISO 100.
Yes (11 meters / 36 feet)
Yes (13 meters / 43 feet)
Yes (13 meters / 43 feet)
Yes (13 meters / 43 feet)
Yes (13 meters / 43 feet)
Yes (13 meters / 43 feet)
Yes (12 meters / 39 feet)
Max flash x-sync speed. (sec.)
1/180
1/200
1/250
1/200
1/250
1/180
1/160 (with Super SteadyShot off), 1/125  (with Super SteadyShot on)
Flash Exposure Compensation
-2 to +1 EV, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3EV increments
-3 to +1 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
-3 to +1 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
+/- 2 EV, 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps
+/-2 EV, 0.3 EV steps
Slow-sync flash
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
1st or 2nd curtain
PC Sync Terminal
Hot shoe only
Hot shoe only
Yes
Hot shoe only
Yes
Hot shoe only
Hot shoe only
Playback
System
LCD Size / Pixel Count
2.5 in LCD / 210,000 pixels
2.5 in. LCD / 230,000 pixels
2.5 in. LCD / 230,000 pixels
2.5 in LCD / 230,000 pixels
2.5 in LCD / 230,000 pixels
2.5 in LCD / 215,250 pixels
2.5 in LCD / 230,000 pixels
Enlarged Playback / Scroll
1.2 - 20x / Yes
1.5~10x in 15 steps / Yes
1.5~10x in 15 steps / Yes
1.1 - 25x for large images, 19x for medium images, or 13x for small ones/ Yes
1.1 - 25x for large images, 19x for medium images, or 13x for small ones/ Yes
2, 3, 4, 10x / Yes
1.1 - 12x for large images, 9x for medium images, 6x for small images / Yes
LCD Monitor Brightness Adjustment Range
? steps
7 steps
5 steps
5 steps
5 steps
7 steps
5 steps
Automatic Rotation for Vertical Shots
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes Yes
Yes
Other Features
Computer Connection
USB 2.0 High-Speed, PTP-compliant
USB 2.0 High-Speed, PTP-compliant
Yes, USB 2.0, PTP-compliant
Yes, PTP-compliant (v2.0 standard, v2.0 speed)
Yes, USB 2.0, PTP-compliant (v2.0 standard, v2.0 speed)
Yes, PTP-compliant (v2.0 standard, v1.1 max speed)
Yes, PTP-compliant (v2.0 standard, v2.0 speed)
Direct Printing (PictBridge-compliant printers)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Menu Languages
12 (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese (simplified, traditional), Korean, Japanese, Swedish, Dutch)
15 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Korean,and Japanese.)
12 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese.)
15 (Japanese, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Italian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, Swedish)
13 (Japanese, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean)
7 (English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean)
 

6 (English, French, Spanish, Italian, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese)

Camera Default Reset
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Functions (Quantity)
Yes (32)
Yes (11)
Yes (17)
Yes (32)
Yes (45)
No
Yes (12)
Remote Control
Optional wireless
remote control model F
Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3, Wireless Remote Controllers RC-5 / RC-1
N3-type remote control
Optional, compatible with MC-DC1 cord or ML-L3 IR
Yes, 10-pin remote terminal for optional MC-20/30/36 remote cords or WT-3 wireless remote
Optional,
 RM-1
Optional,
  RMS1AM cord
Info LCD Panel / Illumination
Yes / Yes
No / n/a
Yes / Yes (dedicated button)
Yes / Yes (power switch)
Yes / Yes
(power switch)
No / n/a
  No / n/a
Ultrasonic CCD dust-removal function
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Eye-start AF
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Anti-Shake
(CCD shift)
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes (Super SteadyShot),
2-3.5 stops of correction
Body Structure
Body Cover/Chassis
Plastic / Metal
Largely plastic, metal frame
Magnesium Alloy / Stainless Steel
Largely Plastic
Largely Magnesium Alloy, full environmental seals
Largely plastic
Largely plastic
Power System
Battery Compatibility
D-LI50 Lithium Ion
Optional battery grip D-BG2
Main: NB-2LH
Backup: CR2016
Main: BP-511 / BP-512
Backup: CR2025
EN-EL3e,
optional MB-D80 battery pack
EN-EL3e,
optional MB-D200 battery pack
BLM-1
NP-FM66H
Rated Shooting Capacity at 20°C/68°F
CIPA standard:
480
50% Flash: 370
50% Flash: 750
50% Flash: 600
50% Flash: 340
CIPA standard:
400
CIPA standard:
750
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)
141.5 x 101 x 70
126.5 x 94.2 x 65
144 x 105.5 x 73.5
132 x 103 x 77
147 x 113 x 74
129 x 94.5 x 66
133.1 x 94.7 x 71.3
Weight (body only)
710 g / 25 oz.
510 g / 18 oz.
700 g / 24.5 oz.
585 g / 20.6 oz.
830 g / 29.3 oz
437 g / 15.4 oz
  545 g / 19.2 oz.
Operational
Environment
Operating Temperature Range
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
0 ~ 40°C / 32 ~ 104°F
Operating Humidity Range
Not stated
< 85%
< 85%
< 85%
< 85%
30 - 90%
Not stated
Kit Lens
Focal length/aperture
18-55mm
f/3.5-5.6
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
-
AF-S 18-135mm
f/3.5-5.6G ED
-
14-45mm
f/3.5 - f5.6

18-70mm
f/3.5-5.6

Lens Compatibility
Lens Mount / Compatibility
Pentax KAF mount compatible with Pentax KAF2, KAF and KA mount lenses; Power zoom function - not available; K-mount lenses - usable with restrictions; S-mount lenses - usable with adapter and restrictions; 67/645 lenses - usable with adapter and restrictions.
EF / All EOS lenses, plus EF-S lenses
EF / All EOS lenses, plus EF-S lenses
  1. DX Nikkor: All functions supported;
  2. Type G- or D-AF Nikkor: All functions supported;
  3. Micro Nikkor 85mm F2.8D: All functions supported except some exposure modes;
  4. Other AF Nikkor (excluding lenses for F3AF): All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR;
  5. AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR and autofocus;
  6. Non-CPU: Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster.
  7. IX Nikkor Lenses cannot be used.
  1. DX Nikkor: All functions supported;
  2. Type G- or D-AF Nikkor: All functions supported;
  3. Micro Nikkor 85mm F2.8D: All functions supported except some exposure modes;
  4. Other AF Nikkor (excluding lenses for F3AF): All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR;
  5. AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering, i-TTL balanced Fill-Flash for digital SLR and autofocus;
  6. Non-CPU: Can be used in exposure mode A and M with metering; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster.
  7. IX Nikkor Lenses cannot be used.
Zuiko Digital, Four Thirds System lenses
All Sony
 Alpha lenses,
Konica-Minolta
MAXXUM and
DYNAX A-type bayonet mount  lenses