In this review, we will be comparing D810 and K-1 Mark II, two Advanced DSLR cameras from Nikon and Pentax. Both Nikon D810 and Pentax K-1 II cameras have 36.0MP Full frame sensors. Nikon D810 was introduced to market in June 2014 and Pentax K-1 II was launched in February 2018. As you can see, D810 is 4 years older than K-1 Mark II. 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 Advanced DSLR cameras. Out of 93 cameras in this class, Nikon D810 is ranked #8
with an overall score of 81 and Pentax K-1 II is ranked #5
with an overall score of 83.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Nikon D810 and Pentax K-1 II before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon D810 and Pentax K-1 II compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.