Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-5 IIs

Winner
Pentax K-50

88

Pentax K-5 IIs

83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

High ISO
Light sensitivity
51,600 ISO
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

Color depth
Great color depth
23.9 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
14.1 EV
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$619 - $647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

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

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$529 with 18-50mm lens

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

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$904 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$619 - $647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$400 - $850 body only

$945 with 18-55mm lens

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

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