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Nikon Z7 vs Pentax K-1

5.28 in
3.96 in
Nikon Z7 Digital Camera
Nikon Z7
5.37 in
4.33 in
Pentax K-1 Digital Camera
Pentax K-1
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
64
4.6 out of 5
24 user ratings
5 stars
79 %
4 stars
20 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
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0 %
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32
4.3 out of 5
12 user ratings
5 stars
50 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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User rating
42
4.3 out of 5
42 user ratings
5 stars
45 %
4 stars
42 %
3 stars
11 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
36
4.1 out of 5
36 user ratings
5 stars
27 %
4 stars
55 %
3 stars
16 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor format
N/A
Full frame
Sensor size
N/A
1.41 in
Sensor photo detectors
N/A
37.0 Mpx
Effective pixels
N/A
36.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
N/A
3:2
Max resolution
N/A
7360 x 4912 px

Image

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
ISO
  • 64
  • 25600
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 12800
  • 25600
  • 51200
  • 102400
ISO minimum64100
ISO maximum25600204800
Maximum image resolution8256 x 5504 px7360 x 4912 px
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Fluorescent L
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Cloudy
  • Daylight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
Supported image file formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • DNG
  • EXIF
  • JPEG
  • RAW
Supported aspect ratios
  • 1:1
  • 3:2
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
N/A
ISO Auto
N/A
yes
White balance presets
N/A
8
Custom white balance
N/A
yes
Photo effects
N/A
  • Muted
  • Neutral
Image stabilizer
N/A
yes
Image stabilization type
N/A
Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format
N/A
RAW
HDR
N/A
yes
AEB/HDR support
N/A
yes

Optics and focus

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto
Contrast adjustmentyes
N/A
Saturation adjustmentyes
N/A
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Autofocus
  • AI Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
Number of focus points49333
Lens mount
N/A
  • Pentax KA
  • Pentax KAF
  • Pentax KAF2
  • Pentax KAF3
Magnification (Crop factor)
N/A
1.0 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
N/A
Lamp
Contrast autofocus
N/A
yes
Autofocus in recording mode
N/A
yes
Manual focus
N/A
yes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
N/A
Auto
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
N/A
33
Image stabiliser
N/A
Built-in
Phase detection autofocus
N/A
yes

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Touch screenyesno
ViewfinderElectronic
Optical
Viewfinder screen size0.5 in
N/A
Viewfinder resolution3690000.0 px
N/A
Viewfinder magnification0.8 x0.7 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)-4 - 2-3.5 - 1.2
Articulated LCD
N/A
yes
Display aspect ratio
N/A
3:2
Screen dots
N/A
1037000
Field of view
N/A
100.0 %
Live view
N/A
yes
Viewfinder coverage
N/A
100.0 %
Dioptre correction
N/A
yes
Separate info display
N/A
yes
Flip-out screen
N/A
yes

Photography features

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Shooting modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Shutter priority
N/A
Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
Auto exposure lockyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 2
  • 12
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash off
  • Flash on
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
Scene modes
  • Landscape
  • Night portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Sunrise
  • Sunset
  • Twilight
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
Minimum shutter speed
N/A
30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed
N/A
1.0 s
Shutter priority
N/A
yes
Aperture priority
N/A
yes
Manual exposure mode
N/A
yes
Number of exposures
N/A
3
Exposure compensation plus
N/A
5
Exposure compensation minus
N/A
-5
Expousure compensation steps
N/A
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
AE EV steps
N/A
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
Continuous shooting
N/A
yes
Histogram
N/A
yes
AE frames
N/A
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
Subject / scene modes
N/A
no
Flash sync speed
N/A
1/200s
Built-in flash
N/A
no
External flash connection
N/A
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
Flash metering system
N/A
P-TTL
External flash
N/A
yes
Continuous drive
N/A
4.4 fps
Self-timer
N/A
yes
Metering modes
N/A
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Manual settings
N/A
yes
Self-timer options
N/A
  • 2
  • 12
  • custom
Speed (JPEG)
N/A
4.4 fps
Speed (RAW)
N/A
4.4 fps
Exposure bracketing
N/A
0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Maximum resolution3840 x 2160 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 2160
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
HD type4K Ultra HDFull HD
Supported video file formats
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
N/A
Video recording limit29.59 min.
N/A
Motion JPEG frame rate30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
1920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
N/A
30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
N/A
60.0 fps

Audio features

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Voice recordingyesyes
Audio systemStereo
N/A
Microphone type
N/A
Stereo
Speaker type
N/A
Mono
Wind filter
N/A
yes
Noise reduction
N/A
yes

Design

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Body typeMILCSLR
Colour of productBlack
  • Black
  • Silver
Body material
N/A
Aluminum-magnesium
Anti-dust system
N/A
yes
Environmentally sealed
N/A
yes

Dimensions

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Weight20.64 oz32.63 oz
Width5.28 in5.37 in
Height3.96 in4.33 in
Depth2.66 in3.37 in

Storage

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Memory slots12
Storage types
N/A
  • Dual SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Camera file system
N/A
  • DCF 2.0
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
AC adapter includedYY
Battery life (CIPA)
N/A
760

Connectivity

Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Pentax K-1Pentax K-1
HDMIyesyes
USB connector typeUSB Type-CMicro-USB B
USB version
3.2 Gen 1
2.0
Microphone portyesyes
Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
PictBridgeyesno
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Bluetoothyesno
Bluetooth version4.2
N/A
HDMI connector type
N/A
Micro
USB port
N/A
yes
Headphone port
N/A
yes
Wireless
N/A
Built-In
Remote control
N/A
yes
NFC
N/A
no
Firewire
N/A
no

Pros & Cons

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      Cons

          Often compared with Nikon Z7

          Often compared with Pentax K-1