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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,208 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
82.0
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
14.1 EV
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps

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

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$527 body only

$799 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$1,485 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$554 body only

$876 with 18-135mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

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