Updated (October 2012): Compare the Nikon D5200 vs Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5 vs Nikon D5200

Winner
Pentax K-5

100

Nikon D5200

85

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.60x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP
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 Nikon D5200.
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

$963 body only

$874 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-7

Pentax K-7

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$544 body only

$858 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Pentax K-5
K-5
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Nikon D5200
D5200
Nikon

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