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

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great battery life
Battery life
980 shots
Thin
Thickness
2.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Battery life
Great battery life
980 shots
Thickness
Thin
2.9"

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-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $659 body only

$980 - $989 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$860 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Slightly lighter
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $659 body only

$980 - $989 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$717 - $779 body only

$862 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$729 - $797 body only

$939 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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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.