Summary Pentax M50

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/3.5
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p
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The Pentax M50 vs other recent compacts

Size Really small Help
Compact (95×55×24 mm)
Weight Very light Help
130 g
Thickness Thin Help


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The Pentax M50 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.4 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.7" 5.68x4.26mm
Announced Old Help
January 2008
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds


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Pentax Optio M50
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