Compare the Pentax K20D to the Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi DSLR camera
Compare the Pentax K20D to the Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi. Pentax markets the K20D as a slightly higher end alternative to the Canon.
The Pentax K20D costs 20-30% more than the Canon 450D Rebel XSi. However, the Rebel XSi is one of the most popular DSLR cameras, so we will compare them.
The Canon 450D XSi has in its favor :
- a bigger 3in screen
- a better, more usable Live View
- supplied remote control software
- 14-bit RAW files.
The Pentax K20D has in its favor :
- two extra Megapixels
- better image quality, but the Rebel XSi is close in this category
- solid, weatherproof camera body that comes with built-in Shake Reduction
- an X-Sync port for external lighting
- more customization is allowed
- RAW modes and innovative exposure
Reviews show that the Pentax K20D is a high quality digital SLR camera, but even with the 14 Megapixel sensor and the built-in Shake Reduction, the Pentax K20D is a little expensive.