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-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $1,253 body only

$1,428 with 16-85mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
GPS Has a GPS
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$434 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

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