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Old Sep 16, 2010, 6:33 PM   #1
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Default Pentax K-x v/s K-r v/s Nikon D3100 v/s D5000 v/s Canon T1i v/s T2i

Could anyone pl help me out in deciding which one of these cameras would have the best picture quality generally i.e (Wildlife,scenic views,portraits,parties etc), and especially in low light conditions.An overall better performer.
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 6:41 PM   #2
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The Pentax Kx will have the lowest cost. It is also a very well reviewed camera.

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Oh I forgot to add the Olympus E-600 v/s E-620 v/s E-450 to the list.
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Oh I forgot to add the Olympus E-600 v/s E-620 v/s E-450 to the list.
For low light, the Olympus dSLRs would not be good choices compared to the others.
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The K-r and D3100 haven't actually been released yet, so there's no way to answer that question. What has been said about the K-r is that it has a maximum ISO setting of 25600, compared to 12800 for the K-x, the Nikon D3100, and the Canons. The Nikon D5000 maxes out at 6400.

From among the Pentax K-x and the two Canons, DxOMark credits the K-x with having better Dynamic Range, but in most other respects, they're comparable.

What do you want to shoot?
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do you want video? If so that rules out the olympus
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25600iso may not be useable actually. The kx is noise at 12800
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Video recording not a priority.Picture quality especially in low light top preferences. I want to shoot wildlife, scenic views, few portraits/indoor photography etc
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Tough call.

The Canon has a better AF system for sports/action/wildlife, and better lenses too. But it also has a slightly narrower angle of view than the Pentax (with lenses of the same focal length), which gives the Pentax an edge in landscape shooting. Plus portrait lenses will be stabilized on the Pentax and not on the Canon.

I suggest you go to a store and try them out, then buy the one that you think feels better. If you can't comfortably hold a camera, if you can't find the controls and commands when you need them, you'll miss shots and be dissatisfied with the camera.
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I'll probably wait for the newer models to b reviewed before taking a decision.Thanks anyway.
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