Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Pentax KP Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II vs Pentax KP.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II and Pentax KP. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II has 35mm sensor, Pentax KP has APS-C sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Pentax KP has a 24.3 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Pentax KP
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 II Front Pentax KP Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Ricoh
Megapixels 24.2 24.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Optional
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 819200
Full ISO Settings AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot) SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 points (25 cross type focus points in the center), Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot; Contrast detection AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 30 sec 1/24000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 361 35
AW Buffer Size 239 10
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 23.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen 1), Multi Micro-B USB 2.0, Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal USB 2.0 Micro B (SlimPort compatable; SlimPort-HDMI adapter required for HDMI output), 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack, external power terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 500 shots 390 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.9 oz (678 g) 24.7 oz (699 g) includes batteries
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in. (132 x 101 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $4,500.00 Buy from Amazon for $796.94
Release Date 2019-11-15 2017-02-25