Pentax K-50 vs Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Pentax K-50

100

Canon EOS 70D

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 70D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,197 with 28-105mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Much thicker

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
GPS Has a GPS
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$555 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Placeholder

Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

discussion

Pentax K-50
K-50
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Canon EOS 70D
EOS 70D
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