Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-5 IIs

Winner
Pentax K-50

100

Pentax K-5 IIs

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
162 ms shutter lag
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
980 shots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5 IIs.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$1,150 with 18-55mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$845 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-01

Pentax K-01

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$433 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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