Pentax K-500 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Pentax K-500

142

Canon Rebel SL1

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay
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 Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Pentax K-500.

competitors

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$1,444 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Slightly smaller
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,949 - $3,099 body only

$3,399 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 - $649 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Much larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$346 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$472 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

discussion

Pentax K-500
K-500
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Canon Rebel SL1
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Canon

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