Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Pentax K-m

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

61

Pentax K-m

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-m

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.55x
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
113 lenses
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-m.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$700

Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$337

Aperture Wider aperture
GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Pentax K-m Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$1,195 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Size Slightly larger
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Pentax K100D

Pentax K100D

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

Screen size Smaller screen

discussion

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