Pentax K-50 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Pentax K-50
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
113 lenses
Built-in focus motor
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Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
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fast and accurate
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,620k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,197 with 28-105mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen size Larger screen
Size Slightly larger

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Competitors

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Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Boutique

$898

Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
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Canon EOS R

Boutique

$1,994 - $2,299

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
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Fujifilm X-T3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,399 body only

$1,699 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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Pentax K-50
K-50
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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
Lumix DC-GH5
Panasonic

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