Pentax K-500 vs Canon Rebel SL1

Winner
Pentax K-500

87

Canon Rebel SL1

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.1 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)

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

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$268 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$563 - $749 body only

$469 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen

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