Pentax K-5 II vs Pentax K-5 IIs

Winner
Pentax K-5 II

88

Pentax K-5 IIs

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 II

Great battery life
Battery life
980 shots
Thin
Thickness
2.9"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Battery life
Great battery life
980 shots
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5 II.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5 IIs.

competitors

Pentax K-5 II Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,368 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Slightly lighter
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$343 body only

$584 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$699 - $739 body only

$989 - $1,100 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$699 - $739 body only

$989 - $1,100 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$1,338 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,368 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

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Avatar for Arthur Brave Arthur Brave (6:57 AM, June 27, 2013)
If you want to know the differences between both cameras, take a look to this video. http://youtu.be/Up7jqNn2W-w Somehow, the k-5 IIs has better quality because of the lack of an anti-aliasing filter, but makes it slightly more susceptible to moire.