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Pentax K-30 Digital Camera

SLR 16.28MP CMOS Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Count Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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Camera Review_ Pentax k30

36 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 46 user reviews the average user rating of this SLR camera is 90%.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people who reviewed it wrote that it had a good viewfinder. Chippy Minton scored this digital camera very highly and wrote “The viewfinder is bright and gives 100% coverage with a good degree of magnification, Live View is nice to have”. Neil Fraser said “When i tested it the sensor hadn't even been touched while the viewfinder was clear of crap it looks as though their is a finger print on the focusing screen”. Now Seriously gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The weather resistant properties and a fantastic viewfinder” in their review of the Pentax K-30.

Several people concluded that the product had a good screen. Tranran mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Make sure you fit a screen protector from start as strap buckles will scratch screen which is not inset”.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Miss Robinson mentioned “The camera even plus the lens is small enough to fit into my tuff luv pink camera bag(yes I am a girl)”. Neoguri gave the Pentax K-30 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Picture quality is excellent though nowadays you are more often than not limited by the lens you use rather than the camera (not to mention your own skill” in their review of this digital camera.

Some people concluded that the product had a good autofocus. Chippy Minton mentioned in their Pentax K-30 review “In addition, there are a huge number of auto-focus Pentax lenses available that are backward compatible with the K-mount” . Dr. Peter Davies wrote on Amazon three years ago “The camera's focusing system is excellent, fast” in his review of the Pentax K-30 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers considered that the product was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon four years ago “The weatherproofing and excellent pictures are what drew me back to the K30 every time I considered the competitors”. Amazon Customer also said “+ built-in time-lapse photography”. Archie he mentioned “It is an ideal camera for still photography”.

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good in low light. Four years ago D. Mckie wrote on Amazon “It is fantastic in low light situations and very quick with 6fps shooting”. Kate Rhodes wrote “The anti shake setting seems to work well which is great in low light levels”.

Some Pentax K-30 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Chippy Minton mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The K-30 has a great set of still shooting features”. Chippy Minton also mentioned “Other benefits include Shake Reduction, 6fps continuous shooting and with an adapter it can take AA batteries”.

Several customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it had a good ISO range. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It takes a licking! + Excellent dynamic range + good shots at high ISOs + Looks great, very sleek” and scored the Pentax K-30 very highly. Archie gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It has an excellent 16mpx sensor with good high ISO capability”. Neil Fraser said “High ISO was a massive surprise although the live view performance isnt great” in his Pentax K-30 review.

Several Pentax K-30 owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good image sensor. Amazon Customer wrote “The main reasons were the proven sensor technology from the K-5” and scored it 5 stars. Neil Fraser said “I have since got it back and the sensor is clean”. Four years ago Now Seriously said “An incredible sensor”.

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Good Size

Several Pentax K-30 reviewers considered that the product was compact. Three years ago Archie wrote “This is a fairly compact camera for a fully featured DSLR with a specification much higher than its price point”. In the same month Davver99 rated it as very good and wrote on Amazon “Changed from a digital compact camera difference is night” in their review of the Pentax K-30. Also three years ago Wojciech said in their review of this digital camera “I could consider the Canon 600D, although I know that in Poland they have a good warranty service (I fixed compact camera”.

Several Pentax K-30 reviewers said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Emma Clarke wrote in her Pentax K-30 review three years ago “Not too heavy, only took an evening to suss out for most of the functions”.

Some customers considered that it was a good weight. E. Palmer mentioned “The first thing you notice is the weight - so much lighter does not feel as solid” in their review of this digital camera. Tranran mentioned “Solid feel and reassuring weight with excellent grip which should suit all” in their review of the Pentax K-30.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was a good body shape. One Pentax K-30 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good structurally.

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Easy to Use

A number of Pentax K-30 owners thought it was easy to use. Brian wrote “Its so easy to use that the kids are always nicking it” in his Pentax K-30 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Kate Rhodes mentioned on Amazon “I find it easy to use” in her review and rated the Pentax K-30 5 stars. Neil Fraser mentioned “I shoot mainly in manual and the two control dials are a massive advantage” in his review.

Some Pentax K-30 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Chippy Minton wrote “The sculpted K-30 is comfortable to hold” in their Pentax K-30 review. James Hall said in his review of this digital camera “Controls + Stellar lenses + Extremely comfy to hold + Decent low-light performance, usable shots at ISO 1600”. Nikola. scored it 5 stars and said “It takes Nice pictures, very comfortable grip, not heavy”.

Three people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Emma Clarke said in her review of this digital camera “There is a good menu system that's quite quick to navigate”.

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Good Support

A number of Pentax K-30 reviewers concluded that the product had good technical guidance. Ashley J said on Amazon “The K-30 has something that makes manual focusing less of a chore”. Emma Clarke gave it a very good review and she wrote “Included everything you need to get started plus a good paper manual and CD manual”. James Hall mentioned on Amazon “Back) are so useful for manual modes” in his Pentax K-30 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Robust

Eleven Pentax K-30 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote “It fells very solid and robust” in their Pentax K-30 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Chippy Minton mentioned on Amazon “It feels well-made and solid, certainly not 'platicky' like the Sony SLTs” and gave it an excellent review score. Chippy Minton also wrote “A huge variety of digital filters such as Extract Colour or Toy Cam, plus a built in HDR mode that takes 3 photos at different exposures”.

Some Pentax K-30 owners who reviewed the product said that it was strong and durable. James Hall wrote in his review on Amazon “Accurate auto-focus in most situations including low light (system could be better at tracking focus) + Extremely sturdy build quality”. Neil Fraser said “This is a rugged camera that can still out perform the competition”. Neil Fraser also mentioned “The camera is advertised as rugged and it defiantly is”.

Some Pentax K-30 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was sealed. Archie said in his review of the Pentax K-30 “It is weather sealed and has a large bright viewfinder giving 100% coverage”. Bwfc77 mentioned in their review of the Pentax K-30 four years ago “I bought this for travelling, as it is weather sealed and is described as light” but even so they gave this digital camera a rating of 2 stars. Last year Jono said on Amazon “It certainly looks the part and with it's fully weather sealed body and lens you are going to be able to enjoy every minute of the British weather”.

Several customers agreed that this digital camera was reliable. Neoguri said in their review of the Pentax K-30 on Amazon three years ago “Pentax makes cameras that are often weather sealed, comfortable to handle, have great picture quality, reliable and have in-body camera shake reduction which means lenses can be more affordable”. Vivstop mentioned “Takes reliably better photos” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

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Nice Design

A few Pentax K-30 reviewers who reviewed the Pentax K-30 agreed that it was smooth. Three years ago Emma Clarke wrote on Amazon “Hope this lasts longer! The 18-135WR lens is fabulous, very smooth and good quality” in her review of the Pentax K-30 and gave this digital camera an excellent review. Stefan 22 said “Pentax get it SO WRONG! I defy any pentax user to say that the focusing ability of pentax cameras (in general) is smooth” in their review.

A few Pentax K-30 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Chippy Minton mentioned four years ago “Gives 100% coverage with a good degree of magnification, Live View is nice to have and AF is pretty snappy under almost all conditions”.

One customer who bought it thought it was ergonomic. Archie mentioned “It has two control wheels and good ergonomics” in his review.

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Good Product Quality

Fifteen Pentax K-30 owners who reviewed the Pentax K-30 wrote that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “+ photo quality is fantastic + AF is quick”. Amazon Customer also wrote “+ Two wheels for settings, this makes manual changes to the settings very comfortable + Very good build quality”. Bruno Pereira rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “It has an amazing construction quality and good grip, image quality is one of the best out there at this price range”.

Good Technical Features

A few people thought it had good features. Chippy Minton wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “A fantastic camera with semi-Pro features and build quality for entry level DSLR prices, image detail is really very good with a good lens” . G. P. Dodds mentioned in their review “This camera has really pro features and is now (as of Nov.2012) at a bargain price”. I Mackenzie said “Lots of useful features and easy to understand software”.

Pentax Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

SLR cameras manufactured by Pentax have excellent reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just SLR cameras) and found that Pentax also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

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Good Video Capture

Several people thought the Pentax K-30 was good for video recording. Archie said in his review of the Pentax K-30 on Amazon three years ago “Although it has competent video facilities it is not really designed for the keen videographer as it lacks a dedicated video button”. Chippy Minton gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Is passable for movies.”. Neoguri said on Amazon “Basically all Pentax camera's - it is that they are photography orientated, not video” in their review.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers who purchased it considered that it was quiet. James Hall wrote in his review of this digital camera “Even 3200 in most cases + Good resolution sensor + Quiet shutter + Fast burst mode great for capturing sports/movement - Video is just about adequate”.

One Pentax K-30 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Four years ago Chippy Minton mentioned “From ISO 100 - 800 JPEG images are pin-sharp and noise free whilst from ISO 1600 - 3200 there is plenty of detail” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Good Flash

One Pentax K-30 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had a good flash. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “+ Built-in flash is quite good surprisingly” and scored it 5 stars.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Pentax K-30 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the K-30.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video recording to this digital camera and we think the EOS 60D ($1,349.95), and the EOS M both from Canon or the Nikon D5200 ($379.95) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Pentax K-30 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the K-30 also support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-50 ($444.99), the Canon EOS 60D ($1,349.95), and the Sony Alpha A58 ($599.99) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-30, the Pentax K-30 has a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-50 ($444.99), the Canon EOS 60D ($1,349.95), or the Sony Alpha A58 ($599.99).

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the EOS 60D ($1,349.95), the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1 ($499.00), or the EOS M all from Canon which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many SLR cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to look at include the Nikon D3000 which is cheaper; or the EOS 60D ($1,349.95), or the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1 ($499.00) both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Pentax K-30 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and type. This Pentax camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture

At 38, the Pentax K-30 has a very small maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to the K-30 have maximum apertures of between 3 and 38.

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

The Pentax K-30 has a quite high maximum playback zoom (16 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the K-30. The maximum playback zooms of SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 9.8x.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago the JPEG frame rates range from 3fps to 60fps. With a JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Pentax K-30's JPEG frame rate is one of the highest amongst cameras of this type and age.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The maximum ISO speeds of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the K-30 range from 1,600 to 210,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 18,000. At 25,600, the Pentax K-30 has a quite high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for around the same time as the K-30.

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4928 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The Pentax K-30 has a 4928 x 3264 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Pentax camera also have still image resolutions of 3936 x 2624 and 3072 x 2048 and 1728 x 1152. Across all digital cameras of this age and spec the still image resolution ranges from 480 x 480 to 6000 x 4000.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Pentax K-30 has a greater number of photo effects than most SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently found photo effect is Neutral, but this photo effect is not found on this digital camera. The photo effects Black&White, Muted and Negative film are also found on this Pentax camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Pentax K-30 is more than most digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on digital cameras that are a comparable age to the K-30. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Pentax camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Pentax K-30 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Three ISO Speeds

The Pentax K-30 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the K-30. The ISO speeds "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Pentax camera.

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Features Six Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Pentax K-30 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras of this type and age. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Selective Auto Focus", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Pentax camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Pentax K-30 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Pentax camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras that have been available for around the same time as the K-30. The camera file systems "Exif 2.3" and "RAW" are also supported by this Pentax digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Pentax K-30 has a better display than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most cameras that are a comparable age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most frequently found focus on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Neil Fraser mentioned in his review on Amazon “I never shoot in video so the lack of a HDMI out put dosent bother me”.

Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the K-30 do not have a GPS. The Pentax K-30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS to this camera and we think the D5200 ($379.95), or the D3300 both from Nikon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Pentax K-30 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to the K-30 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Nikon D5200 ($379.95) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Pentax K-30 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-30 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider including the Nikon D3000 or the D750 ($1,799.95), or the D5200 ($379.95) both from Nikon.

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Not Waterproof

The Pentax K-30 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other SLR cameras that are a similar age to the K-30 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Pentax K-30 does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the K-30 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modes

The Pentax K-30 has a greater number of shooting modes than most SLR cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the K-30. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Pentax camera.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Pentax K-30 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Pentax camera has a Single image playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of this age and spec. The playback modes "Highlights", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this camera.

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Only Six Diaphragm Blades

The Pentax K-30 is a six diaphragm blades digital camera. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for around the same time as the K-30 have between one and eight diaphragm blades.

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Only ±1EV (1/2 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This camera has a -2EV - +1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Pentax K-30 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most SLR cameras that are a similar age to it. This Pentax camera has a 1280x720@50fps resolution and capture speed, whereas most SLR cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. In addition, this digital camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280×720@30fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps and 640x480@25fps and 640x480@30fps. Across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the K-30 the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@60fps and the worst is 640x424@25fps.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Pentax K-30

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released over four years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Pentax K-30 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-30.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the EOS 60D ($1,349.95), or the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1 ($499.00) both from Canon which has better reviews; or the Nikon D3000 which is cheaper.

If this SLR camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon D750 ($1,799.95) (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Pentax K-30 has a relatively typical weight (590 grams) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-30.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Nikon D3000 (485g) which is also cheaper.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Pentax K-30 has a fairly standard megapixel count (16.28 megapixels) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-30.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the D5200 ($379.95) (24.1MP), the D3300 (24.2MP), or the D750 ($1,799.95) (24.3MP) all from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Setting
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Bluetooth
Other Features
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range

User Reviews

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I wouldn't waste your money. Had mine for three years then it developed a fault with the shutter which is well known by Pentax, but they don't do anything about it and keep churning them out. I've... Read more…

Reviewed 31 March 2016 by Mark cronin | 11 Comments
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Pentax make great camera's. This camera is a great camera. Focus on pentax has always been a little behind other brands, so for fast action this isnt the best option, for low light or taking... Read more…

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I sometimes think this camera belongs to me but its so easy to use that the kids are always nicking it . This camera and two lenses set is pretty much all you need and is great value for money.

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This is my first Pentax .Very extensively specified,Sensitivity is in a different league to most of its competitors and capable of shooting in very low light situations that would have defeated... Read more…

Reviewed 10 August 2015 by Solveig Dittrich-Piva
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I had a Pentax K-30 before but someone stole it so after a year I finally bought another one. Reason is that I can use my old manual lenses from my Pentax ME. I love the shape of the K-30, it lays... Read more…

Still a great camera 3 years after it came out. If you are an outdoorsy type who loves to be out photographing in all weather, especially the wind and rain, then this could well be the camera for... Read more…

Reviewed 20 April 2015 by Robert G.
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Excellent all roundf...

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Stephen B.
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I like this camera. A lot to learn in terms of settings.

Reviewed 15 October 2014 by Dai Qihang

Fast than i can imagine! 3days from uk to ie. first dslr i like it!

Reviewed 27 August 2014 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

Enjoying using this camera.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers pentax 15645, pentax 15678, pentax 15667, pentax 15655, pentax k30kit2, pentax 1572302, pentax k30kit2y, pentax k30kit2ye, pentax k30kit2yel, pentax k30kit2yell, pentax k30kit2yello, pentax k30kit2yellow
Barcodes 00000001610143, 00027075205550, 00027075205741, 00027075206199, 00027075206847, 00027075217195, 00027075217201, 00027075217300, 00027075217416, 00027075217522, 00027075217614, 00027075217706, 00027075217713, 00027075217812, 00027075217928, 00027075218093, 00027075218208, 00027075218420, 00027075218437, 00027075224643, 00027075224780, 00027075224810, 00027075224940, 00027075225022, 00027075225084, 00027075229440, 00270752173004, 00270752174162, 00270752175220, 00270752176142

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