Pentax K-3 vs Pentax K-50

Winner
Pentax K-3

115

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
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,798 body only

$1,925 - $2,598 with 12-60mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$943 with 18-55mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$212 - $229

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Much smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

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

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