Updated (May 2012): Compare the Canon Rebel T4i vs Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5 vs Canon Rebel T4i

Winner
Pentax K-5

100

Canon Rebel T4i

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,162 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T4i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T4i.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$869 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$456 body only

$509 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $880 body only

$1,100 with 50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus

Canon Rebel T4i Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$529 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points More focus points
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

discussion

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