Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-1

Pentax K-50
Pentax K-1

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Light-weight
Weight
650 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-1

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
True resolution
High true resolution
36.2 MP
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

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

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Much thicker
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$391 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Pentax K-1 Competitors

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Nikon Z7

Boutique

$3,397 - $3,547

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony Alpha a99 II

Sony Alpha a99 II

Boutique

$3,198 - $3,654

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$1,299 - $1,879 body only

$3,464 with 24-85mm lens

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Lens availability More lenses available
Movie format Lower frame rate movies

discussion

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Pentax K-1
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