Pentax K-3 vs Pentax K-50

Winner
Pentax K-3

116

Pentax K-50

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,037k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8.3 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-3.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.

competitors

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 with 5-15mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,197 with 28-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Size Much larger
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$391 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

discussion

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