In this review, we will be comparing T8i and K-70, two Entry-Level DSLR cameras from Canon and Pentax. Canon T8i was introduced to market in February 2020 and Pentax K-70 was launched in June 2016. As you can see, K-70 is 4 years older than T8i. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Entry-Level DSLR cameras. Out of 81 cameras in this class, Canon T8i is ranked #5
with an overall score of 73 and Pentax K-70 is ranked #2
with an overall score of 76.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon T8i and Pentax K-70 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon T8i and Pentax K-70 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.